What Happened on January 29, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Sweet Charity" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 608 performances
  • Lawry & Simpson complete 244 opening stand v England, Adelaide
  • Snow storm in north east US kills 165
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen

Famous Birthdays

  • Rom├írio, Brazilian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Tolle Bomberg), dies at 84
  • Pierre Mercure, composer, dies at 38