On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1966

Historical Events

  • "Golden Boy" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 569 performances
  • An IRA bomb destroys Nelson's Column in Dublin

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel
Baseball Hall of Fame Manager
Casey Stengel

Famous Birthdays

  • Laura McCabe, cross country skier (Olympics 1994)
1966 Highlights

About March 8, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces