Historical Events Happened In 1966
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
Apr 08 In the year 1966 aFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner
Apr 08 In the year 1966 george Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79
Apr 09 Anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 On this day in history oAO 1, the first orbiting astronomical observatory, launched
Apr 09 Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57 in the year 1966.
Apr 10 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 in the year 1966.
Apr 10 River Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam in the year 1966.
Apr 12 Rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck in the year 1966.
Apr 12 Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed on this day in history.
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" on this day in history.
Apr 16 Rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain in the year 1966.
Apr 17 In the year 1966 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 Roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon on this day in history.
Apr 21 Emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica in the year 1966.
Apr 22 In the year 1966 atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4
Apr 25 In the year 1966 maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70
Apr 26 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77
Apr 29 Eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Apr 30 In the year 1966 richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident
May 01 Last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley) on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational
May 01 In the year 1966 radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting
May 01 US troops shooting targets in Cambodia on this day in history.
May 02 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1966 wylie Watson, dies at 77
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 in the year 1966.