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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Saturday, 23 May 2015

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   On this day in history bBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island  

Feb 06   In the year 1966 johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79  

Feb 09   On this day in history dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points  

Feb 09   On this day in history sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79  

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   On this day in history billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66  

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

Feb 13   In the year 1966 elio Vittorini, writer, dies  

Feb 13   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps  

Feb 15   In the year 1966 camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies  

Feb 16   In the year 1966 bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours  

Feb 16   On this day in history end of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Australia WK  

Feb 16   France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria in the year 1966.  

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

Feb 17   Frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94 on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Author Valery Tarsis banished in USSR in the year 1966.  

Feb 20   Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 in the year 1966.  

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

Feb 22   Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1966 soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek, first 2-dog crew  

Feb 23   On this day in history aldo Moro forms Italian government  

Feb 23   In the year 1966 military coup in Syria ends Bitar government  

Feb 23   On this day in history premier Obote grabs power in Uganda  

Feb 24   In the year 1966 coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana  

Feb 24   In the year 1966 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Feb 25   In the year 1966 syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad  

Feb 26   Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford Great Britain  

Feb 27   On this day in history ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova & Protopopov of USSR  

Feb 27   In the year 1966 ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1966 vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

Jan 03   Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

Jan 14   On this day in history sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

Jan 15   On this day in history betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25