What Happened on July 24, 1966

Historical Events

  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Firestone CC: American Al Geiberger wins his only major title by 4 shots from Dudley Wysong

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Keown, English soccer defender (43 caps; Arsenal, Aston Villa), born in Oxford, Oxfordshire
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Tony Lema, American golfer (British Open 1964), dies in a plane crash at 32
1966 Highlights

About July 24, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wild Thing - The Troggs
  • UK #1 Song: Out Of Time - Chris Farlowe