On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1966

Historical Events

  • Australia bans Troggs' "I Can't Control Myself" as "terribly obscene"
  • Black Panther Party created by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LBJ signs a bill creating US Department of Transportation

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Vipond, Scottish pop drummer (Deacon Blue) and broadcaster, born in Elderslie, Scotland
  • Jeffrey Jacquet, American actor (Mork & Mindy, Whiz Kids), born in Bay City, Texas
  • Jorge Campos, Mexican football goalkeeper (130 caps; UNAM, LA Galaxy), born in Acapulco, Guerrero
1966 Highlights

About October 15, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra