On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1966

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

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Cantor, actor (Artie-Ray Bolger Show), dies at 68
  • Collett E. Woolman, American airline founder (Delta Air Service), dies at 76
1966 Highlights

About September 11, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo