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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

Feb 04   All-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1966 bBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island  

Feb 06   Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1966 the National Hockey League announces it is doubling in size with a new West Division and six new teams  

Feb 10   In the year 1966 billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66  

Feb 10   Harmel government in Belgium resigns in the year 1966.  

Feb 13   Elio Vittorini, writer, dies in the year 1966.  

Feb 13   In the year 1966 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Feb 14   In the year 1966 australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps  

Feb 15   On this day in history camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies  

Feb 16   On this day in history bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours  

Feb 16   End of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Australia WK in the year 1966.  

Feb 16   On this day in history france performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria  

Feb 16   On this day in history hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81  

Feb 17   On this day in history frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75  

Feb 18   In the year 1966 anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94  

Feb 20   In the year 1966 author Valery Tarsis banished in USSR  

Feb 20   In the year 1966 chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80  

Feb 21   In the year 1966 indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution  

Feb 22   Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74 in the year 1966.  

Feb 22   Soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek, first 2-dog crew in the year 1966.  

Feb 23   In the year 1966 aldo Moro forms Italian government  

Feb 23   Military coup in Syria ends Bitar government in the year 1966.  

Feb 23   Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana in the year 1966.  

Feb 24   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1966 minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71  

Feb 27   Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford Great Britain on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1966 ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova & Protopopov of USSR  

Feb 27   On this day in history ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of deana Carter, country singer  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 in the year 1966.  

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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