On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st black member of Federal Reserve Board (A F Brimmer)
  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Tinordi, Red Deer, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Mendelsohn, composer, dies at 56
  • Wilhelmus Marinus Bekkers, Dutch Roman Catholic bishop of Hertogenbosch, dies at 58