Historical Events For 1966
Monday, 25 September 2017
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 On this day in history anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 Anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens in the year 1966.
Apr 09 OAO 1, the first orbiting astronomical observatory, launched on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57
Apr 10 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 in the year 1966.
Apr 10 In the year 1966 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 on this day in history.
Apr 12 On this day in history sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed
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 In the year 1966 rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain
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 Emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica in the year 1966.
Apr 22 Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4 in the year 1966.
Apr 25 On this day in history maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70
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 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 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 Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting on this day in history.
May 01 US troops shooting targets in Cambodia on this day in history.
May 02 In the year 1966 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
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.