Historical Events Happened In 1966
Saturday, 06 February 2016
Apr 08 AFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner in the year 1966.
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 Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57 in the year 1966.
Apr 10 On this day in history christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71
Apr 10 On this day in history river Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam
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 on this day in history.
Apr 13 Pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s in the year 1966.
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 in the year 1966.
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 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 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 on this day in history.
Apr 22 On this day in history atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4
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 on this day in history.
Apr 28 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3 on this day in history.
Apr 28 On this day in history ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77
Apr 29 On this day in history eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85
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 In the year 1966 mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational
May 01 Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting in the year 1966.
May 01 On this day in history uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia
May 02 In the year 1966 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
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.