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Historical Events In 1966

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Sep 09   Antonio Massana, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1966.  

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

Sep 10   On this day in history beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 &stays #1 for 6 weeks  

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

Sep 11   Charlie Cantor, actor (Artie-Ray Bolger Show), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history metropolitan Opera opens at NY's Lincoln Center  

Sep 17   Fritz Wunderlich, German tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58), dies at 35 in the year 1966.  

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

Sep 20   In the year 1966 uS Surveyor B launched toward Moon; crashed Sept 23  

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

Sep 21   Paul Reynaud, premier France (1940), dies in the year 1966.  

Sep 22   Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game on this day in history.  

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

Sep 26   In the year 1966 helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62  

Sep 28   On this day in history eric Fleming, actor (Gil-Rawhide), dies at 41  

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

Sep 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 basutoland becomes the independent Lesotho  

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

Oct 04   On this day in history sherman Billingsley, talk show host (Stork Club), dies at 66  

Oct 06   On this day in history 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   Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1966.  

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

Oct 13   On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1966 vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  

Jan 05   In the year 1966 george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide died in the year 1966.  

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   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 on this day in history.  

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