Historical Events In 1966
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Jun 27 In the year 1966 arthur D Waley, [Schloss], British sinology/poet (Monkey), dies
Jun 27 First sci-fi soap opera, "Dark Shadows," premiers on this day in history.
Jun 28 The US breaks diplomatic links with Argentina after a military takeover on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1966 arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer, dies at 82
Jun 29 In the year 1966 uS bombs fuel storage facilities near N Vietnamese cities
Jun 30 In the year 1966 beatles land in Tokyo for a concert tour
Jul 01 Construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 04 On this day in history lBJ signs Freedom of Information Act
Jul 05 On this day in history national Guard mobilizes in Omaha after 3rd night of rioting
Jul 05 On this day in history nYC transit fare rises from 15. to 20.
Jul 05 In the year 1966 saturn I rocket launched at Cape Kennedy
Jul 06 In the year 1966 anne Nagel, dies of cancer at 50
Jul 07 Carmelita Geraghty, dies of heart attack at 65 in the year 1966.
Jul 10 On this day in history orbiter 1 launched to Moon
Jul 11 In the year 1966 delmore Schwartz, US poet/critic (Shenandoah), dies at 52
Jul 12 On this day in history 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 Most rain fell in 1 day in Ohio, 10.5" in Sandusky on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history race riot in Chicago
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 on this day in history.
Jul 14 Richard Speck rapes & kills 8 nurses in a Chicago dormitory in the year 1966.
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 In the year 1966 jim Ryun sets mile record (3m51s3)
Jul 17 Pioneer 7 launched in the year 1966.
Jul 18 In the year 1966 bobby Fuller rocker (I Fought the Law), found dead
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 On this day in history gemini 10 launched