What Happened on July 26, 1966

Historical Events

  • Lord Gardiner issues the Practice Statement in the House of Lords stating that the House is not bound to follow its own previous precedent
  • WRLH TV channel 31 in Lebanon, NH (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Kinsey, American tennis player (French Open doubles 1924, US Open doubles 1926; Wimbledon singles 1926 runner-up), dies at 66

About July 26, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 10 months and 15 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