On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Staten Island" 1st icebreaker to enter San Francisco Bay

Famous Birthdays

  • Christos Dantis, Greek composer and singer, born in Kaisariani, Greece
  • Craig Heyward, American NFL fullback (Pro Bowl 1995; New Orleans Saints), born in Passaic, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • Francisco Andreu, American road cyclist (Olympic 4th 1988, 96), born in Dearborn, Michigan,

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62