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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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

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

Nov 19   In the year 1966 mad Dog Vachon beats Dick The Bruiser in Omaha, to become NWA champ  

Nov 21   Dutch govt of Zijlstra forms on this day in history.  

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

Nov 22   In the year 1966 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   Cincinnati infielder Tommy Helms is voted NL Rookie of Year on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1966.  

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

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

Nov 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57  

Dec 06   In the year 1966 hermann Heiss, composer, dies at 68  

Dec 07   A fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people in the year 1966.  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history emma Dunn, actress (You Can't Fool Your Wife), dies at 91  

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 in the year 1966.  

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

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   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1966 vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

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

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

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