On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1966

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Baltimore quarterback Johnny Unitas throws 4 touchdown passes in 38-23 win at Minnesota to surpass Y.A. Tittle as NFL's career leader with 212; finishes career with 290 TD passes

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian "Spike" Spice, English guitarist (IBreathe, Flash Cadillac) (d. 2000)
  • Isabelle Demongeot, French tennis star, born in Gassin, France

Famous Deaths

  • Fernand Lamy, French composer, dies at 85
  • Jeno Vecsey, Hungarian composer, dies at 57
1966 Highlights

About September 18, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo