Historical Events In 1966
Monday, 18 June 2018
Feb 04 In the year 1966 all-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133
Feb 04 In the year 1966 gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90
Feb 05 In the year 1966 bBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island
Feb 06 On this day in history johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79
Feb 09 In the year 1966 dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points
Feb 09 Sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79 in the year 1966.
Feb 09 The National Hockey League announces it is doubling in size with a new West Division and six new teams in the year 1966.
Feb 10 Billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66 in the year 1966.
Feb 10 Harmel government in Belgium resigns on this day in history.
Feb 13 Elio Vittorini, writer, dies on this day in history.
Feb 13 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1966 australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps
Feb 15 Camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies in the year 1966.
Feb 16 Bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours in the year 1966.
Feb 16 End of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Australia WK in the year 1966.
Feb 16 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1966 hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81
Feb 17 In the year 1966 frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75
Feb 18 Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94 in the year 1966.
Feb 20 Author Valery Tarsis banished in USSR on this day in history.
Feb 20 Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 in the year 1966.
Feb 21 On this day in history indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution
Feb 22 In the year 1966 paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74
Feb 22 In the year 1966 soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek, first 2-dog crew
Feb 23 Aldo Moro forms Italian government on this day in history.
Feb 23 Military coup in Syria ends Bitar government on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history premier Obote grabs power in Uganda
Feb 24 On this day in history coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana
Feb 24 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 25 In the year 1966 syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad
Feb 26 On this day in history minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71
Feb 27 On this day in history ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford Great Britain
Feb 27 Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova & Protopopov of USSR on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1966 ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US