On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1966

Historical Events

  • 120th Grand National: Tim Norman aboard 50/1 outsider Anglo wins by 20 lengths, giving Freddie 2nd place for a second straight year
  • Large-scale anti-Vietnam War protests take place in the United States, including in New York, Washington, D.C. and Chicago
  • Wales beats France, 9-8 at the National Stadium, Cardiff to clinch their 15th Five Nations Rugby Championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Imperioli, American actor
  • Wesley Walls, American NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers, SF 49ers, New Orleans Saints), born in Batesville, Mississipi
1966 Highlights

About March 26, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries