On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1966

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
1966 Highlights

About September 17, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo