On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1966

Historical Events

  • The Beach Boys release their influential single "Good Vibrations"

Famous Birthdays

  • Bai Ling, Chinese-born American actress (The Crow, Red Corner), born in Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Darren Carrington, American NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Bronx, New York
  • Derrick McKey, American NBA forward (Indiana Pacers), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • Elana Meyer, South African runner (Olympic silver 1992), born in South Africa
  • Kevin Paige, American vocalist (Don't Shut Me Out), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Tony Adams, English footballer (Arsenal & England national team captain), born in Romford, London, England

Famous Deaths

Person of interestCharlotte Cooper

Charlotte Cooper, British tennis player (1st female Olympic champion 1900; Wimbledon 1895-96, 98, 1901, 08), dies at 96

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper

1966 Highlights

About October 10, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra