On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 53rd Tour de France won by Lucien Aimar of France
  • Richard Speck rapes and kills 8 nurses in a Chicago dormitory

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Selznick, American author and illustrator
  • D J Johnson, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Ellen Reid, Canadian musician (Crash Test Dummies)
  • Matthew Fox, American actor (Party of 5, Lost), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • Tayna Donelly, rocker (Belly)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Sex symbol of the 1960s Brigitte Bardot (31) weds German millionaire playboy Gunter Sachs (33) in Las Vegas

Actress and Model Brigitte Bardot
Actress and Model
Brigitte Bardot

Famous Deaths

  • Julie Manet, French painter (b. 1878)