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Historical Events For 1966

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Jan 01   12 day transit worker strike shuts down New York City NY subway on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 01   All US cigarette packs have to carry "Caution Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health" in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 01   Military coup by Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa in Central African Republic on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 01   Simon & Garfunkel's "Sounds of Silence" reaches #1 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 01   Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   In the year 1966 floyd B McKissick, named national director of CORE  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   In the year 1966 doug Walters scores second Test century in his second Test  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   Canadian Gene Kiniski defeats veteran champion Lou Thesz two falls to one to become the world professional heavyweight champion on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Jan 07   On this day in history 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  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   Dance Theatre of Harlem debuts on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   Gene Kiniski a Canadian, beats Lou Thesz in St Louis MO, to become NWA champ on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   On this day in history beatles' "Rubber Soul," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Beatles' "We Can Work It Out," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   On this day in history georges Pompidou appointed French premier  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Who & the Kinks perform on the last "Shindig" TV show on ABC in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   On this day in history polish government denies exit visa to Cardinal Wyszynski revisionism  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   India & Pakistan sign peace accord in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   In the year 1966 julian Bond denied seat in Georgia legislature for opposing Vietnam War  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   "Daktari" African adventure series premieres on CBS TV on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   "Daktari" African adventure series premieres on CBS TV with John Wayne on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   In the year 1966 550 die in landslides in mountains behind Rio de Janeiro after rain  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   In the year 1966 albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   12 day New York City NY transit strike ends in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   On this day in history adam West and Burt Ward star as the Dynamic Duo in Batman, which makes its colorful, action-packed debut on ABC-TV.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   In the year 1966 lBJ says US should stay in S Vietnam until communist aggression ends  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 13   In the year 1966 first black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 13   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   David Bowie releases his 1st record (Can't Help Thinking About Me) in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   On this day in history david Bowie releases his first record (Can't Help Thinking About Me)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   In the year 1966 sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   In the year 1966 birth of deana Carter, country singer  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   In the year 1966 birth of carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr  Click To Search About This In Google

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1966 vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   On this day in history rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   In the year 1966 george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   In the year 1966 death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   In the year 1966 albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   On this day in history sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 15   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 in the year 1966.  Click To Search About This In Google

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