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)

Person of interestEnrique 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 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? 54 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer