What Happened on October 23, 1966

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 who raced with prosthetic limbs, born in Bologna, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Claire McDowell, American silent film actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88
1966 Highlights

About October 23, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 96 Tears - ? (Question Mark) & The Mysterians
  • UK #1 Song: Reach Out I'll Be There - Four Tops