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Historical Events In 1966

Tuesday, 03 August 2021

Dec 15   In the year 1966 walt Disney, animator, dies at 65, put in suspended animation  

Dec 16   Beatles release "Everywhere it's Christmas" in the UK in the year 1966.  

Dec 17   In the year 1966 gustaf Paulson, composer, dies at 68  

Dec 18   In the year 1966 dr Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" airs for 1st time on CBS  

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

Dec 19   Ehm Welk, writer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 23   In the year 1966 britains rock TV show, "Ready Steady Go," last program  

Dec 23   In the year 1966 hv Doderer, writer, dies at 70  

Dec 24   "Joyful Noise" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 12 perfs in the year 1966.  

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

Dec 24   Luna 13 lands on Moon in the year 1966.  

Dec 24   On this day in history uSAF C144 military charter crashes near Binh Thai Vietnam kills 129  

Dec 26   Ina Boudier-Baker, Dutch author (Poverty), dies at 88 in the year 1966.  

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

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

Dec 29   Pirate Radio Phoenix, 1st transmission (Worcester, Mass) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 31   Chief Nipo Strongheart, Native Amer actor (Pony Soldier), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 31   In the year 1966 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   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   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   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born in the year 1966.  

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

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1966 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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