Historical Events Happened In 1966
Saturday, 23 May 2015
Feb 04 In the year 1966 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 On this day in history bBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island
Feb 06 In the year 1966 johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79
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 On this day in history billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66
Feb 10 Harmel government in Belgium resigns in the year 1966.
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 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 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria in the year 1966.
Feb 16 On this day in history 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 Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94 on this day in history.
Feb 20 Author Valery Tarsis banished in USSR in the year 1966.
Feb 20 Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 in the year 1966.
Feb 21 In the year 1966 indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution
Feb 22 Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1966 syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad
Feb 26 Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1966 ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US