Historical Events In 1966
Saturday, 21 April 2018
Apr 08 AFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner in the year 1966.
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 In the year 1966 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1966 pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s
Apr 13 Soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service on this day in history.
Apr 15 In the year 1966 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) on this day in history.
Apr 18 Bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics) in the year 1966.
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 Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1966 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
Apr 28 Ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77 in the year 1966.
Apr 29 Eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85 in the year 1966.
Apr 30 On this day in history 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) in the year 1966.
May 01 In the year 1966 mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational
May 01 Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting on this day in history.
May 01 US troops shooting targets in Cambodia in the year 1966.
May 02 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
May 03 In the year 1966 wylie Watson, dies at 77
May 04 On this day in history juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69
May 04 Soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR on this day in history.