Historical Events Happened In 1966
Thursday, 18 December 2014
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 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 in the year 1966.
Apr 09 In the year 1966 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 On this day in history rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck
Apr 12 Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed in the year 1966.
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 Joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81 on this day in history.
Apr 15 The Rolling Stones release "Aftermath" on this day in history.
Apr 16 On this day in history rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain
Apr 17 100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1) in the year 1966.
Apr 18 Bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics) on this day in history.
Apr 19 Roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon in the year 1966.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1966 maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70
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 Ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77 in the year 1966.
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 On this day in history mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational
May 01 On this day in history radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting
May 01 US troops shooting targets in Cambodia in the year 1966.
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 In the year 1966 juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69
May 04 Soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR on this day in history.