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Historical Events Happened In 1966

Sunday, 21 September 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   On this day in history anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens  

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   Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 in the year 1966.  

Apr 10   In the year 1966 river Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam  

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

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

Apr 15   Joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81 on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history the Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"  

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   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 in the year 1966.  

Apr 21   On this day in history emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica  

Apr 22   On this day in history atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4  

Apr 25   On this day in history maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70  

Apr 26   In the year 1966 arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach  

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 in the year 1966.  

Apr 29   On this day in history eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85  

Apr 30   In the year 1966 richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident  

May 01   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World)  

Jan 03   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born in the year 1966.  

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

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

Jan 03   Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 in the year 1966.  

Jan 05   In the year 1966 george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1966 sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

Jan 15   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 on this day in history.