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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Friday, 21 November 2014

Nov 15   On this day in history gemini XII returns to Earth  

Nov 16   In the year 1966 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   On this day in history bela Tardos, composer, dies at 56  

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   32nd Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Spurrier, Florida (QB) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 25   On this day in history cincinnati infielder Tommy Helms is voted NL Rookie of Year  

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

Nov 26   In the year 1966 harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35  

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

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

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

Nov 28   Vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1966.  

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

Nov 30   In the year 1966 radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, MD to Boulder, CO  

Dec 02   Love, Moby Grape & Lee Michaels perform at Fillmore East in the year 1966.  

Dec 02   Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85 in the year 1966.  

Dec 05   Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57 in the year 1966.  

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   On this day in history sinead OConnor singer was born  

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

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

Dec 13   1st US bombing of Hanoi in the year 1966.  

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   Audouin Dollfus discovers 10th satellite of Saturn, Janus in the year 1966.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born in the year 1966.  

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

Jan 03   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born in the year 1966.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  

Jan 05   In the year 1966 george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.  

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   On this day in history sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

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