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Historical Events In 1966

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Sep 09   On this day in history antonio Massana, composer, dies at 76  

Sep 09   On this day in history john Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition  

Sep 10   Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 &stays #1 for 6 weeks in the year 1966.  

Sep 10   On this day in history james Langridge, cricketer (242 runs & 19 wkts for England), dies  

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

Sep 12   "The Monkees,"premier on NBC in the year 1966.  

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

Sep 14   On this day in history gertrude Berg, actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs), dies at 66  

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

Sep 16   In the year 1966 metropolitan Opera opens at NY's Lincoln Center  

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

Sep 18   On this day in history fernand Lamy, composer, dies at 85  

Sep 20   US Surveyor B launched toward Moon; crashed Sept 23 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   In the year 1966 5" of rain falls on NYC  

Sep 21   In the year 1966 paul Reynaud, premier France (1940), dies  

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

Sep 26   On this day in history "Staten Island," first icebreaker to enter SF bay  

Sep 26   Helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62 in the year 1966.  

Sep 28   Eric Fleming, actor (Gil-Rawhide), dies at 41 in the year 1966.  

Sep 29   Maurits H E Uyldert, Dutch poet/writer (Motion), dies at 75 in the year 1966.  

Sep 30   Botswana (Bechuanaland) gains independence from Britain (Nat'l Day) in the year 1966.  

Oct 01   Albert P A A Besnard, poet/journalist (Doom & Thirst), dies in the year 1966.  

Oct 03   On this day in history basutoland becomes the independent Lesotho  

Oct 04   Lesotho (Basutoland) gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Balt Orioles sweep LA Dodgers, in 63rd World Series in the year 1966.  

Oct 12   In the year 1966 arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74  

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   On this day in history arcady Dubensky, composer, dies at 75  

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   LBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation on this day in history.  

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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   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born in the year 1966.  

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

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

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of deana Carter, country singer  

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 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   On this day in history haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68  

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

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

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