On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Australian Jack Brabham is first to win F1 World Drivers Championship and International Cup for Constructors Championship in the same year; 2nd in season ending Mexican Grand Prix at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Zanardi, Italian race car driver

Famous Deaths

  • Claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88