On This Day

July 5, 1966 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • National Guard mobilizes in Omaha after 3rd night of rioting
  • NYC transit fare rises from 15 cents to 20 cents
  • Saturn I rocket launched at Cape Kennedy

Deaths in History

  • George de Hevesy, Hungarian radiochemist (Nobel 1943), dies at 80