On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1966

Historical Events

  • -19°F (-28°C), Corinth, Mississippi (state record)
  • -27°F (-33°C), New Market, Alabama (state record)

World Record

Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (2:05.2)

Music History

Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 11th string quartet

Famous Birthdays

  • Danielle Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • Daphne Ashbrook, American actress (Liz-Our Family Honor), born in Long Beach, California
1966 Highlights

About January 30, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius