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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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 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   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   River Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam in the year 1966.  

Apr 12   Rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck on this day in history.  

Apr 12   In the year 1966 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   Soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service on this day in history.  

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   Rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain in the year 1966.  

Apr 17   On this day in history 100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1)  

Apr 18   In the year 1966 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1966.  

Apr 26   Arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach on this day in history.  

Apr 28   20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3 in the year 1966.  

Apr 28   Ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1966.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1966 radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting  

May 01   On this day in history uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia  

May 02   Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on this day in history.  

May 03   Wylie Watson, dies at 77 in the year 1966.  

May 04   On this day in history juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69  

May 04   In the year 1966 soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners)  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr  

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

Jan 03   On this day in history rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  

Jan 05   On this day in history george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  

Jan 09   In the year 1966 haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 10   In the year 1966 death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  

Jan 11   In the year 1966 albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

Jan 14   On this day in history sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

Jan 15   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 in the year 1966.