Historical Events For 1966
Saturday, 27 May 2017
Apr 08 AFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner in the year 1966.
Apr 08 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Apr 09 In the year 1966 anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 In the year 1966 anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens
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 on this day in history.
Apr 10 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed
Apr 13 In the year 1966 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 In the year 1966 joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81
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) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting
May 01 In the year 1966 uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia
May 02 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on this day in history.
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 Soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR in the year 1966.