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

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

Famous Deaths

  • Julie Manet, French painter (b. 1878)