Historical Events Happened In 1966
Saturday, 25 October 2014
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 in the year 1966.
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 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1966 harmel government in Belgium resigns
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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history end of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Australia WK
Feb 16 On this day in history france performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
Feb 16 In the year 1966 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 In the year 1966 anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94
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 Indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution in the year 1966.
Feb 22 On this day in history paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74
Feb 22 Soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek, first 2-dog crew in the year 1966.
Feb 23 On this day in history aldo Moro forms Italian government
Feb 23 Military coup in Syria ends Bitar government on this day in history.
Feb 23 Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda on this day in history.
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 Syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad in the year 1966.
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 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US in the year 1966.