- Dutch political party (D'66) forms
- First British nuclear ballistic missile submarine HMS Resolution launched
- Gemini XI (Conrad/Gordon) returns to Earth
Event of Interest
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to a sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin, writes a letter to the United States Congress urging the enactment of gun control legislation.
- Sherman Douglas 'the General', American NBA guard (NJ Nets), born in Washington D.C.
About September 15, 1966
Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No
Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo
- #1 Song: You Can't Hurry Love - The Supremes
- #1 Song: All Or Nothing - Small Faces