What Happened on November 18, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Sandy Koufax announces his retirement due to arthritic left elbow
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • US Roman Catholic bishops ends rules against eating meat on Fridays

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Flutie, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Gwendolyn Hajek, playmate (September, 1987), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Jorge Camacho, Spanish poet
  • Ron Coomer, Crest Hill IL, infielder (Minnesota Twins)
  • Tommie Stowers, WLAF tight end (Rhein Fire)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

MLB baseball player Hank Greenberg (55) weds actress Mary Jo Tarola

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg

HeartWedding of Interest

Writer Jack Kerouac (44) weds Stella Sampas

Writer Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac

Famous Deaths

  • Bela Tardos, Hungarian composer, dies at 56
  • Jean Peugeot, French auto manufacturer, dies