Historical Events Happened In 1966
Thursday, 27 November 2014
Apr 08 In the year 1966 aFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner
Apr 08 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79 in the year 1966.
Apr 09 Anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens on this day in history.
Apr 09 Anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens on this day in history.
Apr 09 In the year 1966 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 on this day in history.
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 The Rolling Stones release "Aftermath" on this day in history.
Apr 16 On this day in history rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain
Apr 17 In the year 1966 100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1)
Apr 18 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Apr 22 On this day in history 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 Arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach in the year 1966.
Apr 28 On this day in history 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 Richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident in the year 1966.
May 01 Last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley) in the year 1966.
May 01 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history 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) in the year 1966.
May 03 On this day in history wylie Watson, dies at 77
May 04 In the year 1966 juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69
May 04 Soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR in the year 1966.