What happened this day in history November 8, 1966

What are the important events that happened on November 8, 1966? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 8, 1966: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 8, 1966 is the 312th day of the year 1966 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 53 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 26, 1966 – a Tuesday. 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 ‘trihectadecadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $918.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl 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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November 8, 1966 Historical Events

  • 1966
    Former Massachusetts Attorney General Edward Brooke becomes the first African American elected to the United States Senate since Reconstruction.
  • 1966
    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law an antitrust exemption allowing the National Football League to merge with the upstart American Football League.

Who were born on November 8, 1966?

  • 1966
    Gordon Ramsay, British chef and reality television personality
  • 1966
    Toralf Arndt, German footballer
  • 1966
    Urmas Välbe, Estonian cross-country skier

Who died on November 8, 1966?

  • 1966
    Bernhard Zondek German-born Israeli gynecologist (b. 1891)

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