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Historical Events In 1966

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Sep 09   In the year 1966 antonio Massana, composer, dies at 76  

Sep 09   John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 &stays #1 for 6 weeks on this day in history.  

Sep 10   James Langridge, cricketer (242 runs & 19 wkts for England), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 11   In the year 1966 charlie Cantor, actor (Artie-Ray Bolger Show), dies at 68  

Sep 12   On this day in history "The Monkees,"premier on NBC  

Sep 12   Gemini XI launched for 71-hour flight on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Gertrude Berg, actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs), dies at 66 in the year 1966.  

Sep 15   Gemini XI returns to Earth in the year 1966.  

Sep 16   Metropolitan Opera opens at NY's Lincoln Center in the year 1966.  

Sep 17   Fritz Wunderlich, German tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58), dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   In the year 1966 fernand Lamy, composer, dies at 85  

Sep 20   On this day in history uS Surveyor B launched toward Moon; crashed Sept 23  

Sep 21   On this day in history 5" of rain falls on NYC  

Sep 21   On this day in history paul Reynaud, premier France (1940), dies  

Sep 22   In the year 1966 only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game  

Sep 26   In the year 1966 "Staten Island," first icebreaker to enter SF bay  

Sep 26   Helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1966 eric Fleming, actor (Gil-Rawhide), dies at 41  

Sep 29   Maurits H E Uyldert, Dutch poet/writer (Motion), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   In the year 1966 botswana (Bechuanaland) gains independence from Britain (Nat'l Day)  

Oct 01   On this day in history albert P A A Besnard, poet/journalist (Doom & Thirst), dies  

Oct 03   Basutoland becomes the independent Lesotho on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Lesotho (Basutoland) gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1966.  

Oct 04   In the year 1966 sherman Billingsley, talk show host (Stork Club), dies at 66  

Oct 06   In the year 1966 sydney Chatton, dies of heart attack at 48  

Oct 07   Johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash in the year 1966.  

Oct 09   Balt Orioles sweep LA Dodgers, in 63rd World Series on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1966 173 US airplanes bomb North-Vietnam  

Oct 13   In the year 1966 clifton Webb, actor (Laura, Razor's Edge), dies of heart attack at 72  

Oct 14   Arcady Dubensky, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1966 the first day of operation of the Montreal subway operated by la Société de Transport de la Communauté Urbaine de Montréal (STCUM).  

Oct 15   In the year 1966 lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  

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

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

Jan 07   Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr was born in the year 1966.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies in the year 1966.  

Jan 15   In the year 1966 betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  

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