On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1966

Historical Events

  • 1st TV station in Congo, Kinshasa (Zaire)
  • 400 die of respiratory failure & heart attacks in New York City smog, smoggiest day in city's history
  • A Bulgarian plane with 82 people on board crashes near Bratislava, Slovakia.

Album Release Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles began recording sessions for their album "Sgt.Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"

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One of the most famous album covers in music history, The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band, designed by artists Peter Blake and Jann Haworth
One of the most famous album covers in music history, The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band, designed by artists Peter Blake and Jann Haworth
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Film release premierFilm Release

The cult classic "One Million Years B.C.", starring Raquel Welch, is released 1st in West Germany

Actress Raquel Welch
Actress
Raquel Welch

Famous Birthdays

  • Ledell Eackles, NBA guard (Wash Wizards/Bullets)
  • Paul Robinett, American internet personality
  • Russell Watson, British singer
1966 Highlights

About November 24, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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