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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Sep 09   On this day in history antonio Massana, composer, dies at 76  

Sep 09   John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 &stays #1 for 6 weeks on this day in history.  

Sep 10   James Langridge, cricketer (242 runs & 19 wkts for England), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 11   On this day in history charlie Cantor, actor (Artie-Ray Bolger Show), dies at 68  

Sep 12   In the year 1966 "The Monkees,"premier on NBC  

Sep 12   Gemini XI launched for 71-hour flight on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Gertrude Berg, actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Gemini XI returns to Earth in the year 1966.  

Sep 16   On this day in history metropolitan Opera opens at NY's Lincoln Center  

Sep 17   In the year 1966 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   On this day in history 5" of rain falls on NYC  

Sep 21   On this day in history paul Reynaud, premier France (1940), dies  

Sep 22   Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game on this day in history.  

Sep 26   On this day in history "Staten Island," first icebreaker to enter SF bay  

Sep 26   On this day in history helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62  

Sep 28   On this day in history eric Fleming, actor (Gil-Rawhide), dies at 41  

Sep 29   In the year 1966 maurits H E Uyldert, Dutch poet/writer (Motion), dies at 75  

Sep 30   On this day in history botswana (Bechuanaland) gains independence from Britain (Nat'l Day)  

Oct 01   In the year 1966 albert P A A Besnard, poet/journalist (Doom & Thirst), dies  

Oct 03   Basutoland becomes the independent Lesotho on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history lesotho (Basutoland) gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Oct 04   Sherman Billingsley, talk show host (Stork Club), dies at 66 in the year 1966.  

Oct 06   In the year 1966 sydney Chatton, dies of heart attack at 48  

Oct 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74  

Oct 13   On this day in history 173 US airplanes bomb North-Vietnam  

Oct 13   On this day in history clifton Webb, actor (Laura, Razor's Edge), dies of heart attack at 72  

Oct 14   In the year 1966 arcady Dubensky, composer, dies at 75  

Oct 14   The first day of operation of the Montreal subway operated by la Société de Transport de la Communauté Urbaine de Montréal (STCUM) in the year 1966.  

Oct 15   In the year 1966 lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr  

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies in the year 1966.  

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  

Jan 11   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 in the year 1966.  

Jan 14   Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies in the year 1966.  

Jan 15   On this day in history betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25