What Happened on September 30, 1966

Historical Events

  • Bechuanaland, in southern Africa, gains independence from Great Britain, becomes Republic of Botswana
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Kerry G. Johnson, African American graphic designer and caricaturist
1966 Highlights

About September 30, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 6 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