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Historical Events In 1966

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Nov 15   On this day in history gemini XII returns to Earth  

Nov 16   On this day in history dr Sam Sheppard freed after 9 years in jail, by a jury  

Nov 17   On this day in history leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour)  

Nov 18   Bela Tardos, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1966 mad Dog Vachon beats Dick The Bruiser in Omaha, to become NWA champ  

Nov 21   On this day in history dutch govt of Zijlstra forms  

Nov 22   32nd Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Spurrier, Florida (QB) on this day in history.  

Nov 22   On this day in history moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles, dies  

Nov 24   1st TV station in Congo, Kinshasa (Zaire) in the year 1966.  

Nov 24   400 die of respiratory failure &heart attack in killer NYC smog on this day in history.  

Nov 25   On this day in history cincinnati infielder Tommy Helms is voted NL Rookie of Year  

Nov 26   On this day in history first major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France  

Nov 26   Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35 in the year 1966.  

Nov 26   On this day in history the first major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France  

Nov 27   On this day in history in highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41  

Nov 28   Coup in Burundi overthrows monarchy; a republic is declared on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Barbados gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, MD to Boulder, CO in the year 1966.  

Dec 02   In the year 1966 love, Moby Grape & Lee Michaels perform at Fillmore East  

Dec 02   In the year 1966 luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85  

Dec 05   Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57 in the year 1966.  

Dec 06   In the year 1966 hermann Heiss, composer, dies at 68  

Dec 07   In the year 1966 a fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people.  

Dec 08   In the year 1966 sinead O’Connor singer was born  

Dec 08   In the year 1966 sinead O’Connor singer:was born  

Dec 09   Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1966.  

Dec 10   Boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Dec 10   In the year 1966 israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature  

Dec 13   In the year 1966 1st US bombing of Hanoi  

Dec 13   In the year 1966 charles Watts, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies of cancer  

Dec 14   On this day in history emma Dunn, actress (You Can't Fool Your Wife), dies at 91  

Dec 15   On this day in history audouin Dollfus discovers 10th satellite of Saturn, Janus  

Dec 15   One of the greatest names in children’s television and movie production died on this day. Walt (Walter Elias) Disney died in Burbank, California. Mr. Disney was 65 years old on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born in the year 1966.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 10   George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1966 albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

Jan 14   On this day in history sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

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

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