Historical Events In 1966
Sunday, 28 February 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 On this day in history 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 Beatles land in Tokyo for a concert tour in the year 1966.
Jul 01 Construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART on this day in history.
Jul 01 Medicare goes into effect in the year 1966.
Jul 02 On this day in history billie Jean King wins her first of 6 Wimbeldon single titles
Jul 03 On this day in history andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81
Jul 03 On this day in history race riots in Omaha Nebraska
Jul 04 In the year 1966 lBJ signs Freedom of Information Act
Jul 05 In the year 1966 national Guard mobilizes in Omaha after 3rd night of rioting
Jul 05 NYC transit fare rises from 15. to 20 on this day in history.
Jul 05 Saturn I rocket launched at Cape Kennedy in the year 1966.
Jul 06 Anne Nagel, dies of cancer at 50 in the year 1966.
Jul 07 Carmelita Geraghty, dies of heart attack at 65 in the year 1966.
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 26.70 cm (10.51") of rainfall, Sandusky, Ohio (state record) in the year 1966.
Jul 12 In the year 1966 d T Suzuki, Zen Buddhism scholar, dies in Tokyo Japan at 96
Jul 12 In the year 1966 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 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 in the year 1966.
Jul 14 In the year 1966 richard Speck rapes & kills 8 nurses in a Chicago dormitory
Jul 16 "Half a Sixpence" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 512 perfs in the year 1966.
Jul 17 August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Piranesi-suite), dies at 71 in the year 1966.
Jul 17 On this day in history jim Ryun sets mile record (3m51s3)
Jul 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1966 carl Sagan turns 1 billion seconds old
Jul 18 In the year 1966 gemini 10 launched