What Happened on September 22, 1966

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

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

  • 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
1966 History

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 ice hockey goalie (Stanley Cup 1994 NY Rangers; World Cup gold 1996; Olympic silver 2002), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • Moustafa Amar, Egyptian singer, born in Alexandria, Egypt
  • Stefan Rehn, Swedish footballer and manager, born in Stockholm, Sweden
Born in 1966

About September 22, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cherish - The Association
  • UK #1 Song: Distant Drums - Jim Reeves