Historical Events In 1966
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Feb 04 All-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133 on this day in history.
Feb 04 Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Feb 05 BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island on this day in history.
Feb 06 Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1966.
Feb 09 Dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points on this day in history.
Feb 09 Sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79 in the year 1966.
Feb 09 The National Hockey League announces it is doubling in size with a new West Division and six new teams on this day in history.
Feb 10 Billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66 in the year 1966.
Feb 10 In the year 1966 harmel government in Belgium resigns
Feb 13 In the year 1966 elio Vittorini, writer, dies
Feb 13 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 14 On this day in history australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps
Feb 15 In the year 1966 camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies
Feb 16 In the year 1966 bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours
Feb 16 End of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Australia WK in the year 1966.
Feb 16 On this day in history france performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
Feb 16 Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 17 On this day in history frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75
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 Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 in the year 1966.
Feb 21 Indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution on this day in history.
Feb 22 Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Feb 22 On this day in history soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek, first 2-dog crew
Feb 23 Aldo Moro forms Italian government on this day in history.
Feb 23 Military coup in Syria ends Bitar government in the year 1966.
Feb 23 In the year 1966 premier Obote grabs power in Uganda
Feb 24 In the year 1966 coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana
Feb 24 In the year 1966 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 25 On this day in history syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad
Feb 26 In the year 1966 minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71
Feb 27 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Feb 27 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US on this day in history.