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Historical Events In 1966

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Dec 15   Walt Disney, animator, dies at 65, put in suspended animation in the year 1966.  

Dec 16   In the year 1966 beatles release "Everywhere it's Christmas" in the UK  

Dec 17   Gustaf Paulson, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.  

Dec 18   Dr Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" airs for 1st time on CBS on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Gene Gauntier, dies in Cuernavaca Mexico on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history ehm Welk, writer, dies at 82  

Dec 21   USSR launches Luna 13; soft-landed in Oceanus Procellarum on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Britains rock TV show, "Ready Steady Go," last program in the year 1966.  

Dec 23   On this day in history hv Doderer, writer, dies at 70  

Dec 24   On this day in history "Joyful Noise" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 12 perfs  

Dec 24   In the year 1966 gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer, dies at 69  

Dec 24   Luna 13 lands on Moon on this day in history.  

Dec 24   In the year 1966 uSAF C144 military charter crashes near Binh Thai Vietnam kills 129  

Dec 26   In the year 1966 ina Boudier-Baker, Dutch author (Poverty), dies at 88  

Dec 27   "At the Drop of Another Hat" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 105 perfs on this day in history.  

Dec 28   13 die in a train crash in Everett Mass in the year 1966.  

Dec 29   In the year 1966 pirate Radio Phoenix, 1st transmission (Worcester, Mass)  

Dec 30   In the year 1966 christian A Herter, US Min of Foreign affairs (1959-61), dies at 71  

Dec 31   On this day in history chief Nipo Strongheart, Native Amer actor (Pony Soldier), dies at 75  

Dec 31   Monkee's "I'm a Believer" hits #1 and stays there for 7 weeks in the year 1966.  

Dec 31   On this day in history pirate Radio 390 (Radio Invicata) off England, resumes transmitting  

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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   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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