Historical Events Happened In 1966
Thursday, 05 May 2016
Feb 04 In the year 1966 all-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133
Feb 04 On this day in history gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90
Feb 05 BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island in the year 1966.
Feb 06 Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1966.
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 In the year 1966 billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66
Feb 10 On this day in history harmel government in Belgium resigns
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 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1966.
Feb 16 Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 17 In the year 1966 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 Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 21 Indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution in the year 1966.
Feb 22 Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Feb 22 Soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek, first 2-dog crew on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history 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 in the year 1966.
Feb 24 On this day in history coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana
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 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 in the year 1966.
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