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