Historical Events In 1966
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Oct 17 In the year 1966 soledad Jiminez, Spanish actor (Phantom ofthe Range), dies at 91
Oct 18 "Apple Tree" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 463 performances in the year 1966.
Oct 18 Bill Nestell, US actor (Dangerous Venture), dies of heart attack at 73 in the year 1966.
Oct 19 In the year 1966 elizabeth Arden, US cosmetic manufacturer, dies
Oct 21 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Oct 21 In the year 1966 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 in the year 1966.
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 in the year 1966.
Oct 26 The first Pacific communications satellite launched, Intelsat 2 in the year 1966.
Oct 27 Nigel Haig, cricketer (England pace bowler in 5 Tests 1921-30), dies in the year 1966.
Oct 28 Belgium's Gaston Roelants runs 12-4/5 miles in 1 hour on this day in history.
Oct 29 On this day in history national Organization of Women founded
Oct 29 In the year 1966 the National Organization for Women is founded.
Oct 29 [Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Manner Kater), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Nov 01 William Dana in X-15 reaches 93 km on this day in history.
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 On this day in history lunar Orbiter 2 launched by US
Nov 08 On this day in history bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist, dies at 75
Nov 08 On this day in history edward W Brooke (Rep-R-MA) becomes first black elected to Senate
Nov 08 Edward W Brooke (Rep-R-Mass) becomes 1st black elected to Senate in the year 1966.
Nov 08 On this day in history movie actor Ronald Reagan elected governor of California
Nov 08 Movie star Ronald Reagan is elected governor of California on this day in history.
Nov 08 On this day in history president Johnson signs anti-trust immunity to AFL-NFL merger
Nov 10 On this day in history jack Lynch becomes Irish premier
Nov 11 Gemini 12 launched on 4-day flight in the year 1966.
Nov 12 On this day in history dick The Bruiser beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champ
Nov 12 High schooler Robert Smith kills 7 for fame in the year 1966.
Nov 12 Quincy Porter, US composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
Nov 13 In the year 1966 sandra Haynie wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
Nov 14 Muhammad Ali TKOs Cleveland Williams in 3 for heavyweight title in the year 1966.