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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Sunday, 29 May 2016

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

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

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   In the year 1966 32nd Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Spurrier, Florida (QB)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 30   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 love, Moby Grape & Lee Michaels perform at Fillmore East  

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

Dec 05   Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 07   In the year 1966 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   On this day in history sinead OConnor singer:was born  

Dec 09   In the year 1966 yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer, dies at 79  

Dec 10   In the year 1966 boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65  

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

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

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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 in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

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

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 in the year 1966.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1966 death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  

Jan 11   In the year 1966 albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

Jan 14   Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies in the year 1966.  

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

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