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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Saturday, 13 February 2016

Nov 15   Gemini XII returns to Earth in the year 1966.  

Nov 16   Dr Sam Sheppard freed after 9 years in jail, by a jury in the year 1966.  

Nov 17   Leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 dutch govt of Zijlstra forms  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 26   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1966.  

Nov 30   Barbados gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 02   In the year 1966 love, Moby Grape & Lee Michaels perform at Fillmore East  

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

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

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 in the year 1966.  

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

Dec 09   On this day in history yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer, dies at 79  

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   In the year 1966 1st US bombing of Hanoi  

Dec 13   In the year 1966 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   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   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr was born in the year 1966.  

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 10   George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide died in the year 1966.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1966 sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

Jan 15   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 in the year 1966.  

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