Historical Events For 1966
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Apr 08 On this day in history 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 in the year 1966.
Apr 09 On this day in history anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 OAO 1, the first orbiting astronomical observatory, launched in the year 1966.
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 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 In the year 1966 rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck
Apr 12 In the year 1966 sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed
Apr 13 In the year 1966 pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s
Apr 13 On this day in history 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" in the year 1966.
Apr 16 In the year 1966 rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain
Apr 17 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1966.
Apr 25 Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Apr 26 On this day in history arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach
Apr 28 In the year 1966 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
Apr 28 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1966 last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley)
May 01 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational on this day in history.
May 01 Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1966 uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia
May 02 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
May 03 On this day in history wylie Watson, dies at 77
May 04 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1966.
May 04 Soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR in the year 1966.