Historical Events Happened In 1966
Thursday, 02 April 2015
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 BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island in the year 1966.
Feb 06 Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
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 The National Hockey League announces it is doubling in size with a new West Division and six new teams on this day in history.
Feb 10 Billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66 in the year 1966.
Feb 10 In the year 1966 harmel government in Belgium resigns
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 In the year 1966 australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps
Feb 15 Camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1966.
Feb 18 On this day in history anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94
Feb 20 Author Valery Tarsis banished in USSR in the year 1966.
Feb 20 Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 21 Indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution on this day in history.
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 In the year 1966 aldo Moro forms Italian government
Feb 23 On this day in history military coup in Syria ends Bitar government
Feb 23 In the year 1966 premier Obote grabs power in Uganda
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 On this day in history syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad
Feb 26 Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71 in the year 1966.
Feb 27 Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford Great Britain on this day in history.
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