Historical Events Happened In 1966
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Jan 01 12 day transit worker strike shuts down New York City NY subway on this day in history.
Jan 01 All US cigarette packs have to carry "Caution Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health" in the year 1966.
Jan 01 Military coup by Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa in Central African Republic in the year 1966.
Jan 01 Simon & Garfunkel's "Sounds of Silence" reaches #1 in the year 1966.
Jan 01 In the year 1966 vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82
Jan 03 On this day in history floyd B McKissick, named national director of CORE
Jan 03 On this day in history rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62
Jan 04 Doug Walters scores second Test century in his second Test in the year 1966.
Jan 05 In the year 1966 george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies
Jan 07 Canadian Gene Kiniski defeats veteran champion Lou Thesz two falls to one to become the world professional heavyweight champion in the year 1966.
Jan 07 Close to 200 passengers and crew from a Canadian Nationla pass. train are evacuated by helicopter after being trapped bvy snow slides in the Fraser Canyon in British Columbia in the year 1966.
Jan 07 Dance Theatre of Harlem debuts on this day in history.
Jan 07 Gene Kiniski a Canadian, beats Lou Thesz in St Louis MO, to become NWA champ in the year 1966.
Jan 08 Beatles' "Rubber Soul," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1966 beatles' "We Can Work It Out," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
Jan 08 In the year 1966 georges Pompidou appointed French premier
Jan 08 Who & the Kinks perform on the last "Shindig" TV show on ABC on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68
Jan 09 Polish government denies exit visa to Cardinal Wyszynski revisionism in the year 1966.
Jan 10 George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1966 india & Pakistan sign peace accord
Jan 10 On this day in history julian Bond denied seat in Georgia legislature for opposing Vietnam War
Jan 11 "Daktari" African adventure series premieres on CBS TV in the year 1966.
Jan 11 "Daktari" African adventure series premieres on CBS TV with John Wayne on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1966 550 die in landslides in mountains behind Rio de Janeiro after rain
Jan 11 Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1966 12 day New York City NY transit strike ends
Jan 12 Adam West and Burt Ward star as the Dynamic Duo in Batman, which makes its colorful, action-packed debut on ABC-TV in the year 1966.
Jan 12 In the year 1966 lBJ says US should stay in S Vietnam until communist aggression ends
Jan 13 On this day in history first black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD)
Jan 13 In the year 1966 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Jan 14 David Bowie releases his 1st record (Can't Help Thinking About Me) on this day in history.
Jan 14 David Bowie releases his first record (Can't Help Thinking About Me) on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1966 sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies