On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1966

Historical Events

  • Brian Jones' final performance as a Rolling Stone

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mao Zedong swims the Yangtze River

Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong

Music releaseMusic Single

The Supremes release single "You Can't Hurry Love"

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Yankee manager Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel
Baseball Hall of Fame Manager
Casey Stengel

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine C. Quinn, American Democratic Party politician and Speaker of the New York City Council, born in Glen Cove, New York
  • Lynda Lemay, French-Canadian chanson singer, born in Portneuf, Quebec
  • Maureen Herman, American bassist (Babes in Toyland) and writer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Frank O'Hara, American writer and poet, dies after being hit by a car at 40
1966 Highlights

About July 25, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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