Historical Events Happened In 1966
Sunday, 05 July 2015
Apr 08 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1966 sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57
Apr 10 In the year 1966 christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71
Apr 10 River Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam on this day in history.
Apr 12 On this day in history rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck
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 Soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service in the year 1966.
Apr 15 On this day in history joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81
Apr 15 On this day in history the Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"
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 Bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics) in the year 1966.
Apr 19 In the year 1966 roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon
Apr 21 In the year 1966 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 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 In the year 1966 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 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational in the year 1966.
May 01 Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting in the year 1966.
May 01 In the year 1966 uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia
May 02 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) in the year 1966.
May 03 Wylie Watson, dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.