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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Sunday, 21 December 2014

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   In the year 1966 bBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island  

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   Sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   The National Hockey League announces it is doubling in size with a new West Division and six new teams in the year 1966.  

Feb 10   Billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Harmel government in Belgium resigns on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1966 elio Vittorini, writer, dies  

Feb 13   In the year 1966 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

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   In the year 1966 bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours  

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   Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81 in the year 1966.  

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   Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 in the year 1966.  

Feb 21   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1966.  

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   In the year 1966 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 in the year 1966.  

Feb 27   Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova & Protopopov of USSR on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 in the year 1966.  

Jan 05   George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies in the year 1966.  

Jan 09   In the year 1966 haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 10   George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies in the year 1966.  

Jan 15   In the year 1966 betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25