On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1966

Historical Events

Music History

Beatles attacked in the Philippines after (unintentionally) insulting Imelda Marcos

First Lady and Politician Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politician
Imelda Marcos

Historic Event

LBJ signs Freedom of Information Act

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Caldwell, American NBA forward/center (Indiana Pacers), born in Falls County, Texas
  • Lee Reherman, American actor, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Aldis, American children's writer, dies at 70
1966 Highlights

About July 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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