October 1, 1966 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Newspaper magnate Thomson purchases "The Times"
  • West Coast Airlines Flight 956 crashes with eighteen fatal injuries and no survivors 5.5 miles south of Wemme, Oregon. This accident marks the first loss of a DC-9.

Deaths in History

  • Albert P A A Besnard, poet/journalist (Doom & Thirst), dies