Historical Events In 1966
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Jun 27 Arthur D Waley, [Schloss], British sinology/poet (Monkey), dies in the year 1966.
Jun 27 In the year 1966 first sci-fi soap opera, "Dark Shadows," premiers
Jun 28 In the year 1966 the US breaks diplomatic links with Argentina after a military takeover
Jun 29 Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer, dies at 82 in the year 1966.
Jun 29 In the year 1966 uS bombs fuel storage facilities near N Vietnamese cities
Jun 30 On this day in history beatles land in Tokyo for a concert tour
Jul 01 In the year 1966 construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART
Jul 01 Medicare goes into effect on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history billie Jean King wins her first of 6 Wimbeldon single titles
Jul 03 In the year 1966 andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81
Jul 03 Race riots in Omaha Nebraska in the year 1966.
Jul 04 LBJ signs Freedom of Information Act in the year 1966.
Jul 05 National Guard mobilizes in Omaha after 3rd night of rioting in the year 1966.
Jul 05 NYC transit fare rises from 15. to 20 on this day in history.
Jul 05 Saturn I rocket launched at Cape Kennedy on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1966 anne Nagel, dies of cancer at 50
Jul 07 In the year 1966 carmelita Geraghty, dies of heart attack at 65
Jul 10 In the year 1966 orbiter 1 launched to Moon
Jul 11 On this day in history delmore Schwartz, US poet/critic (Shenandoah), dies at 52
Jul 12 In the year 1966 26.70 cm (10.51") of rainfall, Sandusky, Ohio (state record)
Jul 12 D T Suzuki, Zen Buddhism scholar, dies in Tokyo Japan at 96 on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history most rain fell in 1 day in Ohio, 10.5" in Sandusky
Jul 12 Race riot in Chicago on this day in history.
Jul 13 On this day in history richard Speck, murders 8 nurses in Chicago
Jul 14 In the year 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, eight student nurses were killed in what was called the"crime of the century." Gloria Davy, Patricia Matusek, Nina Schmale, Pamela Wilkening, Suzanne Farris, Mary Ann Jordan, Merlita Gargullo, and Valentina Paison--all nursing students at the South Chicago Community Hospital--were strangled or stabbed to death by Richard Spec
Jul 14 On this day in history richard Speck rapes & kills 8 nurses in a Chicago dormitory
Jul 16 On this day in history "Half a Sixpence" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 512 perfs
Jul 17 On this day in history august Baeyens, Flemish composer (Piranesi-suite), dies at 71
Jul 17 Jim Ryun sets mile record (3m51s3) in the year 1966.
Jul 17 In the year 1966 pioneer 7 launched
Jul 18 Bobby Fuller rocker (I Fought the Law), found dead in the year 1966.
Jul 18 On this day in history bobby Fuller, rocker (I Fought the Law), found dead at 22
Jul 18 Carl Sagan turns 1 billion seconds old on this day in history.
Jul 18 Gemini 10 launched on this day in history.