On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • Johnny Miller becomes 1st Yank to hit a HR on his 1st at bat

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rolling Stones perform on Ed Sullivan Show

TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Akishino, Japanese Imperial Family, born in Suruga-ku, Shizuoka, Japan
  • Richard Harvey, American NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints), born in Pascagoula, Mississippi
  • Stewart Carr, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Cantor, actor (Artie-Ray Bolger Show), dies at 68
  • Collett E. Woolman, American airline founder (Delta Air Service), dies at 76