On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1966

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNHL Record

Ice hockey legend Bobby Orr scores his first career goal (vs Montreal Canadiens)

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • USSR launches Luna 12 for orbit around Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Blair Hartland, cricketer (NZ opener)
  • Valeria Golino, Italian actress (Rain Man, Little Flames), born in Naples, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Hewlett Johnson [Red Dean of Canterbury], English bishop, dies at 92
1966 Highlights

About October 22, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra