On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1966

Historical Events

  • Carl Sagan turns 1 billion seconds old
  • Gemini 10 launches John Young & Michael Collins

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan[iel Dion] O'Brien, American decathlete (Olympic gold 1996), born in Portland, Oregon

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Fuller, American rock singer and guitarist ("I Fought The Law"), found dead in his car at 23
  • German Germanovich Galinin, composer, dies at 44
1966 Highlights

About July 18, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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