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Historical Events In 1966

Monday, 21 September 2020

Aug 11   Indonesian Malaysian peace agreement signed in Djakarta on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Last Beatle concert tour of the US begins on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1966 first US lunar orbiter begins orbiting the Moon  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history gerhard/Gerhart Pohl, German writer (Battle of Kolbenau), dies at 64  

Aug 16   In the year 1966 jack Mather, actor (Cisco Kid), dies of heart attack at 58  

Aug 17   Archibald Palm, cricketer (Test S Africa v England 1927-28), dies in the year 1966.  

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

Aug 18   On this day in history battle of Long Tan, Vietnam  

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

Aug 18   Isaac Keesing, Dutch founder (System Keesing), dies at 80 in the year 1966.  

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   On this day in history apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82  

Aug 23   Francis Xavier Bushman, actor (Ben-Hur), dies at 83 in the year 1966.  

Aug 23   On this day in history lunar Orbiter 1 takes first photograph of Earth from Moon  

Aug 24   On this day in history 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   Balt Orioles Roznovsky & B Powell are 4th to hit consecutive pinch HRs in the year 1966.  

Aug 27   In the year 1966 francis Chichester begins 1st solo sail around world  

Aug 27   Francis Chichester begins the first solo sail around the world on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Race riot in Waukegan Illinois in the year 1966.  

Aug 29   On this day in history beatles last public concert, (Candlestick Park, SF)  

Aug 29   In the year 1966 the Beatles make what would utimately be their last live performance with a show at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.  

Aug 31   On this day in history kasimir Edschmid, [Karl E Schmidt], German writer, dies at 75  

Sep 03   24th World SF Convention honors Gene Roddenberry in the year 1966.  

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 in the year 1966.  

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

Sep 07   Al Kelly, double talk comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history kTNE TV channel 13 in Alliance, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting  

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

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

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

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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   In the year 1966 birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

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

Jan 03   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 in the year 1966.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

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

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

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