Historical Events For 1966
Monday, 24 July 2017
Apr 08 On this day in history aFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner
Apr 08 On this day in history george Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79
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 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 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 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 On this day in history soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service.
Apr 15 In the year 1966 joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81
Apr 15 In the year 1966 the Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"
Apr 16 Rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain on this day in history.
Apr 17 In the year 1966 100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1)
Apr 18 On this day in history bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics)
Apr 19 In the year 1966 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 Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4 in the year 1966.
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 On this day in history 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
Apr 28 In the year 1966 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1966.
May 01 Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting in the year 1966.
May 01 In the year 1966 uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia
May 02 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
May 03 In the year 1966 wylie Watson, dies at 77
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 in the year 1966.