Historical Events Happened In 1966
Sunday, 30 August 2015
Sep 09 In the year 1966 antonio Massana, composer, dies at 76
Sep 09 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition in the year 1966.
Sep 10 Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 &stays #1 for 6 weeks in the year 1966.
Sep 10 In the year 1966 james Langridge, cricketer (242 runs & 19 wkts for England), dies
Sep 11 In the year 1966 charlie Cantor, actor (Artie-Ray Bolger Show), dies at 68
Sep 12 On this day in history "The Monkees,"premier on NBC
Sep 12 Gemini XI launched for 71-hour flight in the year 1966.
Sep 14 Gertrude Berg, actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs), dies at 66 in the year 1966.
Sep 15 Gemini XI returns to Earth on this day in history.
Sep 16 In the year 1966 metropolitan Opera opens at NY's Lincoln Center
Sep 17 On this day in history fritz Wunderlich, German tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58), dies at 35
Sep 18 On this day in history fernand Lamy, composer, dies at 85
Sep 20 US Surveyor B launched toward Moon; crashed Sept 23 on this day in history.
Sep 21 In the year 1966 5" of rain falls on NYC
Sep 21 In the year 1966 paul Reynaud, premier France (1940), dies
Sep 22 Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game in the year 1966.
Sep 26 On this day in history "Staten Island," first icebreaker to enter SF bay
Sep 26 Helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62 in the year 1966.
Sep 28 In the year 1966 eric Fleming, actor (Gil-Rawhide), dies at 41
Sep 29 On this day in history maurits H E Uyldert, Dutch poet/writer (Motion), dies at 75
Sep 30 In the year 1966 botswana (Bechuanaland) gains independence from Britain (Nat'l Day)
Oct 01 Albert P A A Besnard, poet/journalist (Doom & Thirst), dies on this day in history.
Oct 03 In the year 1966 basutoland becomes the independent Lesotho
Oct 04 Lesotho (Basutoland) gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1966.
Oct 04 In the year 1966 sherman Billingsley, talk show host (Stork Club), dies at 66
Oct 06 In the year 1966 sydney Chatton, dies of heart attack at 48
Oct 07 In the year 1966 johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash
Oct 09 On this day in history balt Orioles sweep LA Dodgers, in 63rd World Series
Oct 12 On this day in history arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74
Oct 13 173 US airplanes bomb North-Vietnam in the year 1966.
Oct 13 Clifton Webb, actor (Laura, Razor's Edge), dies of heart attack at 72 in the year 1966.
Oct 14 Arcady Dubensky, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1966 the first day of operation of the Montreal subway operated by la Société de Transport de la Communauté Urbaine de Montréal (STCUM).
Oct 15 LBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation on this day in history.