On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1966

Historical Events

  • 173 US aircraft bomb North Vietnam

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jimi Hendrix Experience debuts with American guitarist Jimi Hendrix, British bassist Noel Redding & British drummer Mitch Mitchell in Évreux, Normandy, France

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • Vice Admiral Rufus L Taylor, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA

Famous Deaths

  • Clifton Webb [Webb Parmelee Hollenbeck], American actor (Razor's Edge, Laura), dies of a heart attack at 76
  • Father Marriott, cricketer (one Test for England, 11 wickets), dies
1966 Highlights

About October 13, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra