On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1966

Historical Events


Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

18th Emmy Awards: "The Fugitive", Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore win


Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Royal, American NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • José Mesa, Dominican MBL pitcher (Cleveland Indians), 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? 54 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini