Historical Events Happened In 1966
Friday, 01 July 2016
Apr 08 AFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner in the year 1966.
Apr 08 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Apr 09 Anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens in the year 1966.
Apr 09 On this day in history anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 OAO 1, the first orbiting astronomical observatory, launched on this day in history.
Apr 09 Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57 in the year 1966.
Apr 10 In the year 1966 christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71
Apr 10 In the year 1966 river Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam
Apr 12 In the year 1966 rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck
Apr 12 Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed in the year 1966.
Apr 13 On this day in history pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s
Apr 13 On this day in history soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service.
Apr 15 On this day in history joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81
Apr 15 The Rolling Stones release "Aftermath" in the year 1966.
Apr 16 On this day in history rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain
Apr 17 On this day in history 100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1)
Apr 18 In the year 1966 bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics)
Apr 19 On this day in history roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon
Apr 21 On this day in history emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica
Apr 22 Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4 in the year 1966.
Apr 25 In the year 1966 maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70
Apr 26 In the year 1966 arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach
Apr 28 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3 in the year 1966.
Apr 28 Ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77 on this day in history.
Apr 29 On this day in history eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85
Apr 30 Richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1966 last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley)
May 01 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational on this day in history.
May 01 Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia
May 02 In the year 1966 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
May 03 Wylie Watson, dies at 77 on this day in history.
May 04 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
May 04 Soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR on this day in history.