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 Fame

Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

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

About March 8, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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