Historical Events In 1966
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Oct 17 On this day in history soledad Jiminez, Spanish actor (Phantom ofthe Range), dies at 91
Oct 18 On this day in history "Apple Tree" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 463 performances
Oct 18 Bill Nestell, US actor (Dangerous Venture), dies of heart attack at 73 on this day in history.
Oct 19 Elizabeth Arden, US cosmetic manufacturer, dies on this day in history.
Oct 21 In the year 1966 144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfed a school in Aberfan S Wales
Oct 21 144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfs a school in S Wales in the year 1966.
Oct 21 On this day in history gertrude Hoffman, actress (Mrs Odetts-My Little Margie), dies at 95
Oct 22 Hewlett Johnson, Red Deacon of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.
Oct 22 USSR launches Luna 12 for orbit around Moon on this day in history.
Oct 23 On this day in history claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88
Oct 25 Operation Sea Dragon logistics interdiction began on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1966 the first Pacific communications satellite launched, Intelsat 2
Oct 27 Nigel Haig, cricketer (England pace bowler in 5 Tests 1921-30), dies on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1966 belgium's Gaston Roelants runs 12-4/5 miles in 1 hour
Oct 29 National Organization of Women founded in the year 1966.
Oct 29 The National Organization for Women is founded on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1966 [Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Manner Kater), dies at 83
Nov 01 William Dana in X-15 reaches 93 km in the year 1966.
Nov 02 Mississippi John Hurt, rocker, dies at 73 in the year 1966.
Nov 04 Flooding of Arno River (Italy) destroys countless art works in the year 1966.
Nov 07 Lunar Orbiter 2 launched by US in the year 1966.
Nov 08 On this day in history bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist, dies at 75
Nov 08 Edward W Brooke (Rep-R-MA) becomes first black elected to Senate in the year 1966.
Nov 08 In the year 1966 edward W Brooke (Rep-R-Mass) becomes 1st black elected to Senate
Nov 08 In the year 1966 movie actor Ronald Reagan elected governor of California
Nov 08 In the year 1966 movie star Ronald Reagan is elected governor of California.
Nov 08 In the year 1966 president Johnson signs anti-trust immunity to AFL-NFL merger
Nov 10 In the year 1966 jack Lynch becomes Irish premier
Nov 11 Gemini 12 launched on 4-day flight on this day in history.
Nov 12 In the year 1966 dick The Bruiser beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champ
Nov 12 High schooler Robert Smith kills 7 for fame on this day in history.
Nov 12 Quincy Porter, US composer, dies at 69 in the year 1966.
Nov 13 On this day in history sandra Haynie wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
Nov 14 On this day in history muhammad Ali TKOs Cleveland Williams in 3 for heavyweight title