On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1966

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Edward Albee's play "Delicate Balance" premieres in NYC (Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1967)

Playwright Edward Albee
Playwright
Edward Albee
  • KMEB TV channel 10 in Wailuku, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game
  • Orioles beat A's 6-1 to clinch their 1st AL pennant
  • Surveyor 2 crashes on the Moon, and all contact with it is lost

Famous Birthdays

  • David Adjaye, Ghanaian British architect (Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture), born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Mike Richter, American NHL goalie (NY Rangers, Team USA 1998), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • Moustafa Amar, Egyptian singer, born in Alexandria, Egypt
  • Stefan Rehn, Swedish footballer and manager, born in Stockholm, Sweden
1966 Highlights

About September 22, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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