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

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Actress Raquel Welch
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? 53 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius