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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Friday, 25 April 2014

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

Nov 16   On this day in history dr Sam Sheppard freed after 9 years in jail, by a jury  

Nov 17   On this day in history leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour)  

Nov 18   Bela Tardos, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Nov 19   On this day in history mad Dog Vachon beats Dick The Bruiser in Omaha, to become NWA champ  

Nov 21   On this day in history dutch govt of Zijlstra forms  

Nov 22   On this day in history 32nd Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Spurrier, Florida (QB)  

Nov 22   On this day in history moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles, dies  

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

Nov 24   On this day in history 400 die of respiratory failure &heart attack in killer NYC smog  

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

Nov 26   On this day in history first major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France  

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

Nov 26   The first major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France on this day in history.  

Nov 27   In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 28   Vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history barbados gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Nov 30   On this day in history radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, MD to Boulder, CO  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 08   Sinead OConnor singer:was born on this day in history.  

Dec 09   Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Dec 10   Boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Dec 10   Israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature on this day in history.  

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

Dec 13   On this day in history charles Watts, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies of cancer  

Dec 14   Emma Dunn, actress (You Can't Fool Your Wife), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Audouin Dollfus discovers 10th satellite of Saturn, Janus on this day in history.  

Dec 15   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 on this day in history.  

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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)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

Jan 03   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of deana Carter, country singer  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

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