On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1966

Historical Events

  • Wyoming's Jerry DePoyster kicks 3 field goals over 50 yds (54, 54, 52)

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Barr, American professional wrestler, born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • CĂ©lestin Freinet, French pedagogue & educational reformer, dies at 69
1966 Highlights

About October 8, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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