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Historical Events For 1966

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Nov 15   In the year 1966 gemini XII returns to Earth  

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Bela Tardos, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1966.  

Nov 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 32nd Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Spurrier, Florida (QB)  

Nov 22   Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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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   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 in the year 1966.  

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   On this day in history vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63  

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

Dec 02   On this day in history luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85  

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   In the year 1966 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   On this day in history sinead OConnor singer:was born  

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 in the year 1966.  

Dec 13   In the year 1966 1st US bombing of Hanoi  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 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   Deana Carter, country singer was born in the year 1966.  

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   Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 in the year 1966.  

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

Jan 05   George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies in the year 1966.  

Jan 09   In the year 1966 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 in the year 1966.  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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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