On This Day

June 6, 1966 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Civil rights activist James Meredith wounded by white sniper in Mississippi
  • Gemini 9 completes 45 orbits after rendezvous with "angry alligator"
  • Stokely Carmichael launches "Black Power" movement

Weddings in History

  • Socialite Claus von Bulow marries heiress Martha [Sunny]Sharp Crawford