On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Last British concert by Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley)
  • Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting
  • US troops shooting targets in Cambodia

Famous Birthdays

  • Armando Reynoso, Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • Charlie Schlatter, American actor (18 Again, Heartbreak Hotel), born in NYC, New York
  • Johnny Colt, Cherry Point NC, rock bassist (Black Crowes)
  • Olaf Thon, German soccer central midfielder (Germany 52 caps), born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany