What Happened on September 2, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joe Auer returns the opening kickoff 95 yards for a Miami touchdown in the Dolphins' first ever NFL regular-season game; Oakland Raiders go on to win 23-14 at the Orange Bowl before 26,776 fans

NFL Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
NFL Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Cazares, American musician
  • Olivier Panis, French race car driver

Person of interestSalma Hayek

Salma Hayek, Mexican American actress (Desperado, Frida), born in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

Actress Salma Hayek
Actress
Salma Hayek
  • Tuc Watkins, American actor