Historical Events Happened In 1966
Thursday, 02 July 2015
Feb 04 On this day in history 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 BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island in the year 1966.
Feb 06 On this day in history johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79
Feb 09 Dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points in the year 1966.
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 Harmel government in Belgium resigns on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history elio Vittorini, writer, dies
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 In the year 1966 camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies
Feb 16 Bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours in the year 1966.
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 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 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 On this day in history paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74
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 In the year 1966 premier Obote grabs power in Uganda
Feb 24 In the year 1966 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1966.
Feb 27 In the year 1966 ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US