| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In 1966

Sunday, 07 August 2022

Jul 18   On this day in history launch of Gemini 10 with LCDR John W. Young, USN as Command Pilot. Mission involved 43 orbits at an altitude of 412.2 nautical miles and lasted 2 days, 22 hours, and 46 minutes. Recovery was by HS-3 helicopter from USS Guadalcanal (LPH-7).  

Jul 19   On this day in history gov James Rhodes declares state of emergency in Cleveland (race riot)  

Jul 20   Julien Carette, dies of burns at 68 in the year 1966.  

Jul 21   Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jul 21   Gemini X returns to Earth in the year 1966.  

Jul 23   On this day in history cavern Club in Liverpool reopens  

Jul 23   In the year 1966 donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60  

Jul 23   On this day in history napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"  

Jul 24   On this day in history montgomery Clift actor, dies at 45  

Jul 24   In the year 1966 tony Lema, US golfer, dies at 32  

Jul 25   On this day in history frank O'Hara, writer, dies at 40  

Jul 25   Supremes release "You Can't Hurry Love" on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Pal Jardanyi, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jul 30   In the year 1966 beatles' "Yesterday... & Today," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks  

Jul 30   In the year 1966 edward G Craig, English actor/dir (On Art of Theatre), dies at 94  

Jul 30   In the year 1966 england beats West Germany 4-2 for soccer's 8th World Cup in London  

Jul 31   Alabamans burn Beatle products due to John Lennon's anti-Jesus remark on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general, dies at 87 in the year 1966.  

Jul 31   In the year 1966 charles Whitman wounds 46 & kills 5 at University of Texas  

Aug 01   Bud Powell, US jazz pianist/composer, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 01   On this day in history the Texas Tower Massacre - University student killed 10 and wounded 31.  

Aug 02   On this day in history radio Vila (New Hebrides) begins transmitting  

Aug 03   Lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39 on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Austin Diamond, cricketer (Australian capt to America 1913), dies in the year 1966.  

Aug 05   Martin Luther King Jr stoned during Chicago march on this day in history.  

Aug 06   In the year 1966 paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, sci-fi author (Space Lords), dies at 53  

Aug 08   Pierre Charles, Belgian heavyweight boxer, dies at 63 in the year 1966.  

Aug 08   In the year 1966 south Arican Broadcasting bans Beatles (Lennon's anti-Jesus remark)  

Aug 09   Gosta Nystroem, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Daylight meteor seen from Utah to Canada. Only known case of a meteor entering the Earth's atmosphere & leaving it again on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Felix A Vening Meinesz, geophysicist (black force), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   First lunar orbiter launched by US on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history in daylight, a meteor flashes across the sky from Utah to Canada; only known case of a meteor skipping through the Earth's atmosphere and leaving it again.  

Aug 10   In Ottawa Ontario, the Heron Road Bridge over the Rideau River and Canal collapses, killing 9 construction workers and injuring 80 on this day in history.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | Next Page »

Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of deana Carter, country singer  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr  

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1966 george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  

Jan 11   In the year 1966 albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

Jan 14   On this day in history sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

Jan 15   On this day in history betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

If you could time-travel, where would you go?
Past
Future
Present