On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Mission Impossible" premieres on CBS-TV
  • Cleve pitchers set AL record striking out 19 batters in 1st 9 innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Childress, CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders)

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Wunderlich, German tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58), dies at 35