On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

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