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Historical Events In 1966

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Aug 11   On this day in history indonesian Malaysian peace agreement signed in Djakarta  

Aug 11   Last Beatle concert tour of the US begins in the year 1966.  

Aug 14   First US lunar orbiter begins orbiting the Moon in the year 1966.  

Aug 14   In the year 1966 s J "Tip" Snooke, S Afr cricket all-rounder (26 Tests 1905-23), dies  

Aug 15   Gerhard/Gerhart Pohl, German writer (Battle of Kolbenau), dies at 64 in the year 1966.  

Aug 16   Jack Mather, actor (Cisco Kid), dies of heart attack at 58 in the year 1966.  

Aug 17   On this day in history archibald Palm, cricketer (Test S Africa v England 1927-28), dies  

Aug 17   Pioneer 7 launched into solar orbit in the year 1966.  

Aug 18   Battle of Long Tan, Vietnam on this day in history.  

Aug 18   First ship-to-shore satellite radio message sent in the year 1966.  

Aug 18   In the year 1966 isaac Keesing, Dutch founder (System Keesing), dies at 80  

Aug 18   The 'Cultural Revolution' in China begins on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Mickey Wright wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Francis Xavier Bushman, actor (Ben-Hur), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   In the year 1966 lunar Orbiter 1 takes first photograph of Earth from Moon  

Aug 24   In the year 1966 uSSR launches Luna 11 for orbit around Moon  

Aug 26   Art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67 in the year 1966.  

Aug 26   In the year 1966 balt Orioles Roznovsky & B Powell are 4th to hit consecutive pinch HRs  

Aug 27   Francis Chichester begins 1st solo sail around world in the year 1966.  

Aug 27   On this day in history francis Chichester begins the first solo sail around the world  

Aug 27   In the year 1966 race riot in Waukegan Illinois  

Aug 29   In the year 1966 beatles last public concert, (Candlestick Park, SF)  

Aug 29   On this day in history the Beatles make what would utimately be their last live performance with a show at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.  

Aug 31   Kasimir Edschmid, [Karl E Schmidt], German writer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history 24th World SF Convention honors Gene Roddenberry  

Sep 06   On this day in history "Star Trek" premiers on NBC TV  

Sep 06   Hendrik F Verwoerd, South African PM (1958-66), assassinated at 64 on this day in history.  

Sep 06   Race riot in Atlanta Georgia on this day in history.  

Sep 07   In the year 1966 al Kelly, double talk comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 67  

Sep 07   KTNE TV channel 13 in Alliance, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1966.  

Sep 07   The final episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show is aired on CBS-TV in the year 1966.  

Sep 08   "That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas premiers on ABC-TV in the year 1966.  

Sep 08   Star Trek makes its debut on NBC-TV on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1966 birth of tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World)  

Jan 03   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  

Jan 05   George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies in the year 1966.  

Jan 09   In the year 1966 haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 10   George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide died in the year 1966.  

Jan 11   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1966 sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

Jan 15   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 in the year 1966.  

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