Historical Events Happened In 1966
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Feb 04 In the year 1966 all-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133
Feb 04 Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90 in the year 1966.
Feb 05 BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island in the year 1966.
Feb 06 Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 09 Dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points on this day in history.
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 In the year 1966 harmel government in Belgium resigns
Feb 13 On this day in history elio Vittorini, writer, dies
Feb 13 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1966.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80
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 Aldo Moro forms Italian government in the year 1966.
Feb 23 In the year 1966 military coup in Syria ends Bitar government
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 In the year 1966 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 25 On this day in history syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad
Feb 26 Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71 in the year 1966.
Feb 27 On this day in history ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford Great Britain
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.