On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1966

Historical Events

  • Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks in the UK

Boxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali TKOs Karl Mildenberger in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Music History

Neil Diamond has his first Billboard chart success with single "Cherry Cherry"

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Nieuwendyk, Canadian NHL center (Stanley Cup 1989 Calgary, 1999 Dallas, 2003 New Jersey; Olympic gold 2002), born in Oshawa, Ontario
  • Robin Goodridge, British drummer (Bush, 1994-2019 -"Glycerine"), born in Crawley, England

Famous Weddings

  • Actor John Lithgow (20) weds Jean Taynton

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Gumbel, German mathematician and pacifist (b. 1891)
  • James Langridge, cricketer (242 runs & 19 wkts for England), dies
1966 Highlights

About September 10, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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