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Historical Events In 1966

Sunday, 28 February 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   On this day in history bill Nestell, US actor (Dangerous Venture), dies of heart attack at 73  

Oct 19   Elizabeth Arden, US cosmetic manufacturer, dies in the year 1966.  

Oct 21   On this day in history 144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfed a school in Aberfan S Wales  

Oct 21   In the year 1966 144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfs a school in S Wales  

Oct 21   Gertrude Hoffman, actress (Mrs Odetts-My Little Margie), dies at 95 on this day in history.  

Oct 22   In the year 1966 hewlett Johnson, Red Deacon of Canterbury, dies  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history [Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Manner Kater), dies at 83  

Nov 01   William Dana in X-15 reaches 93 km on this day in history.  

Nov 02   On this day in history mississippi John Hurt, rocker, dies at 73  

Nov 04   In the year 1966 flooding of Arno River (Italy) destroys countless art works  

Nov 07   In the year 1966 lunar Orbiter 2 launched by US  

Nov 08   In the year 1966 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   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   In the year 1966 president Johnson signs anti-trust immunity to AFL-NFL merger  

Nov 10   Jack Lynch becomes Irish premier on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Gemini 12 launched on 4-day flight on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Dick The Bruiser beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champ on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In the year 1966 high schooler Robert Smith kills 7 for fame  

Nov 12   Quincy Porter, US composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history sandra Haynie wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open  

Nov 14   Muhammad Ali TKOs Cleveland Williams in 3 for heavyweight title 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   On this day in history birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  

Jan 03   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of deana Carter, country singer  

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   Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 in the year 1966.  

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

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 in the year 1966.  

Jan 10   In the year 1966 death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  

Jan 11   On this day in history albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

Jan 14   Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1966 betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  

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