Historical Events Happened In 1966
Monday, 31 August 2015
Feb 04 In the year 1966 all-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133
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 Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1966.
Feb 09 Dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points in the year 1966.
Feb 09 In the year 1966 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 on this day in history.
Feb 10 Harmel government in Belgium resigns in the year 1966.
Feb 13 Elio Vittorini, writer, dies on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history 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 in the year 1966.
Feb 16 Bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours in the year 1966.
Feb 16 End of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Australia WK on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 17 In the year 1966 frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75
Feb 18 On this day in history 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 On this day in history chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80
Feb 21 Indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution in the year 1966.
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 Aldo Moro forms Italian government in the year 1966.
Feb 23 Military coup in Syria ends Bitar government on this day in history.
Feb 23 Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda in the year 1966.
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 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 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US on this day in history.