On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1966

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Royal, American NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • José Mesa, Dominican MLB baseball pitcher, 1987-2007, 2X All-Star (Cleveland Indians; Philadelphia Phillies, and 6 other teams), born in Pueblo Viejo, Dominican Republic
  • Kenny Hickey, American guitarist (Type O Negative), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Goddard, English cricket off-spin bowler (8 Tests; 22 wickets @ 26.72; Gloucestershire), dies at 65
1966 Highlights

About May 22, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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