What Happened on March 8, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Golden Boy" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 569 performances
  • An IRA bomb destroys Nelson's Column in Dublin
  • Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Elliot Boult, New Zealand golfer, born in Blenheim
  • Laura McCabe, cross country skier (Olympics 1994)