Today in History for 2nd April 1966

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 2 of 2

- Soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes 1st spacecraft to orbit Moon
- WJET TV channel 24 in Erie, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 5 of 5

- Andrei Kovalev, NHL forward (Belarus, Olympics-98)
- Bill Romanowski, NFL linebacker (Eagles, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
- Garnet Silk, Jamaican singer (d. 1994)
- Teddy Sheringham, English footballer
- Willie Green, NFL wide reciever (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Cecil Scott Forester, English author (Horatio Hornblower), dies at 66

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