On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1966

Historical Events

  • "Apple Tree" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 463 performances

Film Release

"Persona", Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman, starring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann, is released

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Mills, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Lakeland, Florida
  • Angela Visser, Neth, Miss Universe (1989)
  • Jerod Swallow, American ice skater (1997 Nationals), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Nestell, American actor (Dangerous Venture, Buckskin Frontier), dies of heart attack at 73
  • Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant and philanthropist (Kmart), dies at 99
1966 Highlights

About October 18, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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