What Happened on September 26, 1966

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,
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62
1966 Highlights

About September 26, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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