On This Day

July 7, 1966 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Obscenity ban for "Naked Lunch" by William S. Burroughs overturned by the Massachusetts Supreme Court after testimony by Allen Ginsberg and Norman Mailer

Writer and Artist William S. Burroughs
Writer and Artist
William S. Burroughs
Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg
Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg
Novelist Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer

Birthdays in History

  • Neil Tobin, American magician, born in Chicago, Illinois

Deaths in History

  • Carmelita Geraghty, dies of heart attack at 65