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Historical Events In 1966

Monday, 21 September 2020

Nov 15   Gemini XII returns to Earth in the year 1966.  

Nov 16   Dr Sam Sheppard freed after 9 years in jail, by a jury on this day in history.  

Nov 17   In the year 1966 leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour)  

Nov 18   On this day in history bela Tardos, composer, dies at 56  

Nov 19   Mad Dog Vachon beats Dick The Bruiser in Omaha, to become NWA champ on this day in history.  

Nov 21   Dutch govt of Zijlstra forms on this day in history.  

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

Nov 22   Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles, dies on this day in history.  

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

Nov 24   In the year 1966 400 die of respiratory failure &heart attack in killer NYC smog  

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

Nov 26   First major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 28   Vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1966.  

Nov 30   Barbados gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1966.  

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   On this day in history luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85  

Dec 05   Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Dec 06   On this day in history hermann Heiss, composer, dies at 68  

Dec 07   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1966.  

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

Dec 14   In the year 1966 emma Dunn, actress (You Can't Fool Your Wife), dies at 91  

Dec 15   Audouin Dollfus discovers 10th satellite of Saturn, Janus in the year 1966.  

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 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   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 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   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 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   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   On this day in history betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  

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