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Historical Events In 1966

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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

Nov 16   In the year 1966 dr Sam Sheppard freed after 9 years in jail, by a jury  

Nov 17   Leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   In the year 1966 bela Tardos, composer, dies at 56  

Nov 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 32nd Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Spurrier, Florida (QB)  

Nov 22   Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles, dies in the year 1966.  

Nov 24   1st TV station in Congo, Kinshasa (Zaire) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 25   Cincinnati infielder Tommy Helms is voted NL Rookie of Year in the year 1966.  

Nov 26   First major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France in the year 1966.  

Nov 26   On this day in history harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35  

Nov 26   In the year 1966 the first major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France  

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

Nov 28   In the year 1966 coup in Burundi overthrows monarchy; a republic is declared  

Nov 28   On this day in history vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63  

Nov 30   On this day in history barbados gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Nov 30   In the year 1966 radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, MD to Boulder, CO  

Dec 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57  

Dec 06   Hermann Heiss, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.  

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

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

Dec 08   Sinead O’Connor singer:was born on this day in history.  

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

Dec 10   In the year 1966 boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65  

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

Dec 13   1st US bombing of Hanoi on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Charles Watts, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies of cancer on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 03   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born in the year 1966.  

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

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   Deana Carter, country singer was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1966.  

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide died in the year 1966.  

Jan 11   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 in the year 1966.  

Jan 14   In the year 1966 sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

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

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