On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1966

Historical Events

NHL Record

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

  • USSR launches Luna 12 for orbit around Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Blair Hartland, New Zealand cricket batsman (9 Tests, 1 x 50s; 16 ODIs 2 x 50s; Canterbury), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 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? 55 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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