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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

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

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   In the year 1966 rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1966 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   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 on this day in history.  

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