Historical Events For 1966
Saturday, 03 December 2016
Apr 08 AFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner on this day in history.
Apr 08 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79 in the year 1966.
Apr 09 On this day in history anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 Anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens on this day in history.
Apr 09 OAO 1, the first orbiting astronomical observatory, launched on this day in history.
Apr 09 In the year 1966 sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57
Apr 10 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Apr 10 On this day in history river Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam
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 in the year 1966.
Apr 13 Pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1966 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 In the year 1966 the Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"
Apr 16 Rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain in the year 1966.
Apr 17 100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1) in the year 1966.
Apr 18 Bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics) on this day in history.
Apr 19 Roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon in the year 1966.
Apr 21 On this day in history emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica
Apr 22 In the year 1966 atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4
Apr 25 Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Apr 26 Arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach on this day in history.
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 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 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational in the year 1966.
May 01 In the year 1966 radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting
May 01 US troops shooting targets in Cambodia in the year 1966.
May 02 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) in the year 1966.
May 03 In the year 1966 wylie Watson, dies at 77
May 04 In the year 1966 juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69
May 04 In the year 1966 soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR