What Happened on July 23, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
  • John Pennel pole vaults record (5.34 m)
  • Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"

Famous Birthdays

  • Micheal Williams, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Novis, British singer and actor (Monte Carlo, The Singing Plumber), dies at 60
  • Douglass Montgomery, American actor (Forbidden, Harmony Lane), dies from spinal cancer at 56
  • Montgomery Clift, American actor (From Here to Eternity, Judgement at Nuremberg), dies of a heart attack at 45