Historical Events In 1966
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Feb 04 All-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133 in the year 1966.
Feb 04 Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90 in the year 1966.
Feb 05 In the year 1966 bBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island
Feb 06 On this day in history johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79
Feb 09 On this day in history dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points
Feb 09 Sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1966 the National Hockey League announces it is doubling in size with a new West Division and six new teams
Feb 10 Billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1966 harmel government in Belgium resigns
Feb 13 Elio Vittorini, writer, dies in the year 1966.
Feb 13 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1966.
Feb 14 Australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps in the year 1966.
Feb 15 Camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies on this day in history.
Feb 16 Bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours in the year 1966.
Feb 16 End of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Australia WK on this day in history.
Feb 16 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria in the year 1966.
Feb 16 Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 17 Frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75 in the year 1966.
Feb 18 On this day in history anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94
Feb 20 In the year 1966 author Valery Tarsis banished in USSR
Feb 20 In the year 1966 chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80
Feb 21 On this day in history indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution
Feb 22 On this day in history paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74
Feb 22 On this day in history soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek, first 2-dog crew
Feb 23 On this day in history aldo Moro forms Italian government
Feb 23 Military coup in Syria ends Bitar government on this day in history.
Feb 23 Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda in the year 1966.
Feb 24 In the year 1966 coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana
Feb 24 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1966.
Feb 25 Syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad on this day in history.
Feb 26 Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71 in the year 1966.
Feb 27 In the year 1966 ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford Great Britain
Feb 27 Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova & Protopopov of USSR in the year 1966.
Feb 27 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US on this day in history.