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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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners)  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 07   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

Jan 03   On this day in history rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  

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 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   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies in the year 1966.  

Jan 15   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 in the year 1966.  

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