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Historical Events In 1966

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Sep 09   On this day in history 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 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   "The Monkees,"premier on NBC on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history gemini XI returns to Earth  

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   Fernand Lamy, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1966.  

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

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

Sep 21   Paul Reynaud, premier France (1940), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Albert P A A Besnard, poet/journalist (Doom & Thirst), dies on this day in history.  

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

Oct 04   In the year 1966 lesotho (Basutoland) gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

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   In the year 1966 johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash  

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

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

Oct 14   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 birth of tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World)  

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   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide died on this day in history.  

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

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