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.