On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1966

Historical Events

  • Canadian Minister of Finance announces a $20 Centennial gold coin
  • Most runs scored in 11th inning (9) Phils score 5 to beat Pirates 8-7
  • Myra Hindley and Ian Brady are sentenced to life imprisonment for the Moors Murders in England

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Rolling Stones release "Paint it Black" in the US

Drummer Charlie Watts
Charlie Watts

1966 Highlights

About May 6, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus