On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


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"Star Trek" premieres on NBC-TV

  • "That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas premieres on ABC-TV
  • The Severn Bridge is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II

Famous Birthdays

  • Carola Häggkvist, Swedish singer and songwriter, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mike Dyer, American MLB pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Upland, California
  • Peter Furler, Australian musician (Newsboys), born in McLaren Vale, Australia
  • Raymond Atteveld, Dutch soccer player (Waregem, Roda JC), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands