On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1966

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Coats, biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Carlo L'Ami, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)

Enrique Peña Nieto

Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico (2012-18), born in Atlacomulco, State of Mexico, Mexico

President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto
President of Mexico
Enrique Peña Nieto
  • Tracey Mcfarlane, US breaststroke swimmer (US record 100m)

Famous Divorces

Jayne Mansfield

American actress Jayne Mansfield and American film producer and director Matt Cimber file for divorce, after less than 2 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Julien Carette, French actor (Sylvia & the Phantom), dies of burns at 68
1966 Highlights

About July 20, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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