On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1966

Historical Events


Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Muirfield: Jack Nicklaus beats Doug Sanders & Dave Thomas by 1 stroke to become only 4th in history to win all 4 majors


Famous Birthdays

  • Pamela Adlon, American voice actress

Famous Weddings


LovePerson of Interest

Major League Baseball pitcher Tom Seaver (21) weds Nancy Lynn McIntyre

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver

Famous Deaths

  • Mule Suttles, American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (5-time Negro Leagues All Star), dies of cancer at 65
1966 Highlights

About July 9, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer