On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1966

Historical Events

Sports History

Baseball World Series: Baltimore Orioles claim first championship in franchise history; edge LA Dodgers, 1-0 at Memorial Stadium for 4-0 sweep; MVP: Orioles outfielder Frank Robinson

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Östlund, Swedish publisher and entrepreneur, born in Uppsala, Sweden
  • Mike Williams, American NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins), born in Mount Kisco, New York
1966 Highlights

About October 9, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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