Historical Events For 1966
Sunday, 23 April 2017
Feb 04 All-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133 on this day in history.
Feb 04 Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90 in the year 1966.
Feb 05 In the year 1966 bBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island
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 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 Billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Feb 10 Harmel government in Belgium resigns in the year 1966.
Feb 13 On this day in history elio Vittorini, writer, dies
Feb 13 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1966.
Feb 14 On this day in history australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps
Feb 15 Camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies on this day in history.
Feb 16 Bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours on this day in history.
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 In the year 1966 anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94
Feb 20 On this day in history author Valery Tarsis banished in USSR
Feb 20 Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution
Feb 22 In the year 1966 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 Military coup in Syria ends Bitar government on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1966 premier Obote grabs power in Uganda
Feb 24 On this day in history coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana
Feb 24 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1966 syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad
Feb 26 In the year 1966 minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71
Feb 27 In the year 1966 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.