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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Nov 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour)  

Nov 18   In the year 1966 bela Tardos, composer, dies at 56  

Nov 19   Mad Dog Vachon beats Dick The Bruiser in Omaha, to become NWA champ on this day in history.  

Nov 21   On this day in history dutch govt of Zijlstra forms  

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

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

Nov 24   In the year 1966 1st TV station in Congo, Kinshasa (Zaire)  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 coup in Burundi overthrows monarchy; a republic is declared  

Nov 28   In the year 1966 vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63  

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

Nov 30   Radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, MD to Boulder, CO in the year 1966.  

Dec 02   Love, Moby Grape & Lee Michaels perform at Fillmore East on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1966 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 in the year 1966.  

Dec 07   A fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people on this day in history.  

Dec 08   On this day in history sinead OConnor singer was born  

Dec 08   In the year 1966 sinead OConnor singer:was born  

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   On this day in history israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature  

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

Dec 13   In the year 1966 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 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   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   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   In the year 1966 birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 in the year 1966.  

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 in the year 1966.  

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   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 on this day in history.