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Historical Events In 1966

Monday, 21 September 2020

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

Sep 09   In the year 1966 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   On this day in history charlie Cantor, actor (Artie-Ray Bolger Show), dies at 68  

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

Sep 12   In the year 1966 gemini XI launched for 71-hour flight  

Sep 14   In the year 1966 gertrude Berg, actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs), dies at 66  

Sep 15   Gemini XI returns to Earth on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1966.  

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   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   "Staten Island," first icebreaker to enter SF bay in the year 1966.  

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

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

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) 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 in the year 1966.  

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   On this day in history 173 US airplanes bomb North-Vietnam  

Oct 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 in the year 1966.  

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 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   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 in the year 1966.  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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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