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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Nov 15   Gemini XII returns to Earth on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Dr Sam Sheppard freed after 9 years in jail, by a jury on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour) in the year 1966.  

Nov 18   In the year 1966 bela Tardos, composer, dies at 56  

Nov 19   Mad Dog Vachon beats Dick The Bruiser in Omaha, to become NWA champ on this day in history.  

Nov 21   Dutch govt of Zijlstra forms in the year 1966.  

Nov 22   32nd Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Spurrier, Florida (QB) in the year 1966.  

Nov 22   Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles, dies in the year 1966.  

Nov 24   On this day in history 1st TV station in Congo, Kinshasa (Zaire)  

Nov 24   400 die of respiratory failure &heart attack in killer NYC smog in the year 1966.  

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Nov 25   Cincinnati infielder Tommy Helms is voted NL Rookie of Year on this day in history.  

Nov 26   First major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France in the year 1966.  

Nov 26   Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Nov 26   In the year 1966 the first major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France  

Nov 27   In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41 in the year 1966.  

Nov 28   Coup in Burundi overthrows monarchy; a republic is declared on this day in history.  

Nov 28   In the year 1966 vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63  

Nov 30   Barbados gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1966.  

Nov 30   Radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, MD to Boulder, CO on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Love, Moby Grape & Lee Michaels perform at Fillmore East on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57  

Dec 06   Hermann Heiss, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.  

Dec 07   On this day in history a fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people.  

Dec 08   Sinead OConnor singer was born in the year 1966.  

Dec 08   On this day in history sinead OConnor singer:was born  

Dec 09   Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1966.  

Dec 10   Boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1966.  

Dec 10   On this day in history israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature  

Dec 13   On this day in history 1st US bombing of Hanoi  

Dec 13   Charles Watts, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies of cancer in the year 1966.  

Dec 14   In the year 1966 emma Dunn, actress (You Can't Fool Your Wife), dies at 91  

Dec 15   In the year 1966 audouin Dollfus discovers 10th satellite of Saturn, Janus  

Dec 15   In the year 1966 one of the greatest names in childrens television and movie production died on this day. Walt (Walter Elias) Disney died in Burbank, California. Mr. Disney was 65 years old.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1966 birth of tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World)  

Jan 03   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1966.  

Jan 05   On this day in history george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  

Jan 09   In the year 1966 haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 10   In the year 1966 death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  

Jan 11   On this day in history albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

Jan 14   Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1966 betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  

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