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Historical Events In 1966

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Oct 17   Soledad Jiminez, Spanish actor (Phantom ofthe Range), dies at 91 in the year 1966.  

Oct 18   "Apple Tree" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 463 performances in the year 1966.  

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   In the year 1966 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   On this day in history hewlett Johnson, Red Deacon of Canterbury, dies  

Oct 22   USSR launches Luna 12 for orbit around Moon on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88 in the year 1966.  

Oct 25   In the year 1966 operation Sea Dragon logistics interdiction began.  

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   On this day in history belgium's Gaston Roelants runs 12-4/5 miles in 1 hour  

Oct 29   In the year 1966 national Organization of Women founded  

Oct 29   The National Organization for Women is founded in the year 1966.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Flooding of Arno River (Italy) destroys countless art works in the year 1966.  

Nov 07   In the year 1966 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1966.  

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   On this day in history gemini 12 launched on 4-day flight  

Nov 12   On this day in history dick The Bruiser beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champ  

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

Nov 12   In the year 1966 quincy Porter, US composer, dies at 69  

Nov 13   Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open in the year 1966.  

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   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

Jan 03   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners)  

Jan 03   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1966 birth of deana Carter, country singer  

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

Jan 03   Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  

Jan 09   On this day in history haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68  

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   On this day in history betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  

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