What happened this day in history July 24, 1966

What are the important events that happened on July 24, 1966? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 24, 1966: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 24, 1966 is the 205th day of the year 1966 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 160 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 11, 1966 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $18,955.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Horse is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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July 24, 1966 Historical Events

  • 1966
    Michael Pelkey makes the first BASE jump from El Capitan along with Brian Schubert. Both came out with broken bones. BASE jumping has now been banned from El Cap.

Who were born on July 24, 1966?

  • 1966
    Martin Keown, English footballer

Who died on July 24, 1966?

  • 1966
    Tony Lema, American golfer (b. 1934)

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