Historical Events For 1966
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Feb 04 All-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133 in the year 1966.
Feb 04 Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1966 dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points
Feb 09 Sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79 in the year 1966.
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 In the year 1966 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 In the year 1966 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 14 Australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps in the year 1966.
Feb 15 In the year 1966 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 In the year 1966 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 On this day in history frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75
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 on this day in history.
Feb 20 Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 in the year 1966.
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 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 in the year 1966.
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 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1966.
Feb 25 On this day in history syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad
Feb 26 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova & Protopopov of USSR
Feb 27 On this day in history ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US