On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali TKOs Karl Mildenberger in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond
Neil Diamond

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Nieuwendyk, NHL forward (Dallas Stars, Team Canada 1998)
  • Kimble Anders, NFL fullback (KC Chiefs)
  • Ted Popson, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)

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