Historical Events Happened In 1966
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Apr 08 AFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner on this day in history.
Apr 08 In the year 1966 george Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79
Apr 09 Anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens in the year 1966.
Apr 09 Anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck in the year 1966.
Apr 12 On this day in history sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed
Apr 13 On this day in history pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s
Apr 13 In the year 1966 soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service.
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) in the year 1966.
Apr 18 In the year 1966 bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics)
Apr 19 On this day in history roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon
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 on this day in history.
Apr 25 On this day in history maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70
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 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 Richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1966 last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley)
May 01 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1966.
May 04 On this day in history soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR