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Historical Events In 1966

Sunday, 17 October 2021

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

Aug 11   In the year 1966 last Beatle concert tour of the US begins  

Aug 14   First US lunar orbiter begins orbiting the Moon on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 18   In the year 1966 battle of Long Tan, Vietnam  

Aug 18   On this day in history first ship-to-shore satellite radio message sent  

Aug 18   On this day in history isaac Keesing, Dutch founder (System Keesing), dies at 80  

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

Aug 21   On this day in history mickey Wright wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open  

Aug 22   On this day in history apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82  

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

Aug 23   Lunar Orbiter 1 takes first photograph of Earth from Moon on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history uSSR launches Luna 11 for orbit around Moon  

Aug 26   In the year 1966 art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67  

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   Francis Chichester begins the first solo sail around the world in the year 1966.  

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

Aug 29   Beatles last public concert, (Candlestick Park, SF) in the year 1966.  

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   In the year 1966 kasimir Edschmid, [Karl E Schmidt], German writer, dies at 75  

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

Sep 06   In the year 1966 "Star Trek" premiers on NBC TV  

Sep 06   In the year 1966 hendrik F Verwoerd, South African PM (1958-66), assassinated at 64  

Sep 06   Race riot in Atlanta Georgia in the year 1966.  

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

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

Sep 07   On this day in history the final episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show is aired on CBS-TV.  

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 in the year 1966.  

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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   On this day in history birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners)  

Jan 03   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born in the year 1966.  

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   On this day in history george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.  

Jan 10   In the year 1966 death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  

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   In the year 1966 betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  

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