On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1966

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Metropolitan Opera House opens in Lincoln Center, New York with Leontyne Price as Cleopatra in "Antony and Cleopatra" by Samuel Barber

Composer Samuel Barber
Samuel Barber
Opera Soprano Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano
Leontyne Price

Famous Birthdays

  • John Bel Edwards, American politician, Governor of Louisiana (2016-), born in Amite City, Louisiana
  • Kevin Curtis Young, American 400m hurdler, born in Los Angeles, California
1966 Highlights

About September 16, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo