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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island in the year 1966.  

Feb 06   Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1966.  

Feb 09   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1966 billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66  

Feb 10   In the year 1966 harmel government in Belgium resigns  

Feb 13   Elio Vittorini, writer, dies in the year 1966.  

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   In the year 1966 camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies  

Feb 16   Bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history end of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Australia WK  

Feb 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 author Valery Tarsis banished in USSR  

Feb 20   In the year 1966 chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80  

Feb 21   On this day in history indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution  

Feb 22   On this day in history 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 in the year 1966.  

Feb 23   Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Feb 25   Syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history 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   Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova & Protopopov of USSR in the year 1966.  

Feb 27   On this day in history ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  

Jan 03   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1966 birth of deana Carter, country singer  

Jan 07   Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr was born in the year 1966.  

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  

Jan 05   George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1966 haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 10   George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1966 albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

Jan 14   On this day in history sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

Jan 15   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 on this day in history.