What Happened on July 29, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


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Bob Dylan hurt in motorcycle accident near Woodstock NY

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
  • In Nigerian counter-coup, Head of State General Aguiyi Ironsi murdered, Yakubu Gowon appointed his successor

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Herrod, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Martina McBride, country singer
  • Richard Steven Horvitz, American comic voiceactor
  • Sally Gunnell, 400m hurdler, (Olympic gold 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Pal Jardanyi, composer, dies at 44