Historical Events Happened In 1966
Saturday, 27 August 2016
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 on this day in history.
Feb 06 In the year 1966 johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79
Feb 09 Dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points in the year 1966.
Feb 09 In the year 1966 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 Billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66 in the year 1966.
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 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
Feb 14 Australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps on this day in history.
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 In the year 1966 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 In the year 1966 frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75
Feb 18 On this day in history 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 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 Aldo Moro forms Italian government in the year 1966.
Feb 23 Military coup in Syria ends Bitar government on this day in history.
Feb 23 Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda in the year 1966.
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 Syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad in the year 1966.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.