Historical Events In 1966
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Feb 27 On this day in history men's Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Emmerich Danzer Austria
Feb 27 In the year 1966 minerva Urecal, actress (Apache Rose, Ghost Crazy), dies at 81
Feb 28 Cavern Club (Beatles hangout) in Liverpool closes in the year 1966.
Feb 28 On this day in history charles A Bassett II, astronaut, dies at 34, in a crash of T-38 jet
Mar 01 Ba'ath-party takes power in Syria in the year 1966.
Mar 01 In the year 1966 first ever (crash) landing on Venus took place by the soviet probe Venus 3
Mar 01 In the year 1966 venera 3 becomes first man-made object to impact on a planet (Venus)
Mar 02 215,000 US soldiers in Vietnam on this day in history.
Mar 03 Alice Pearce, comedienne (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Mar 03 James Goldman's "Lion in Winter", premieres in New York NY on this day in history.
Mar 03 Kwame Nkrumah flees Ghana to Guinée on this day in history.
Mar 03 On this day in history rock group Buffalo Springfield forms (Steven Stills, Neil Young, et al)
Mar 03 Twister hits Jackson MS; 3 minutes after first sighting, 57 die in the year 1966.
Mar 04 In the year 1966 canadian Pacific airliner explodes on landing in Tokyo, 64 die
Mar 04 In the year 1966 canadian Pacific DC-8 explodes on landing at Tokyo, killing 64 people, including 18 Canadians
Mar 04 In the year 1966 demonstrators protest Vietnam war on Parliament Hill in Ottawa
Mar 04 On this day in history janis Medins, composer, dies at 75
Mar 04 John Lennon, says "We (Beatles) are more popular than Jesus" in the year 1966.
Mar 04 North Sea Gas was first pumped ashore by BP on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 1966 studebaker of Canada stops car production finally
Mar 05 75 MPH air currents cause BOAC 707 crash above Mount Fuji, 124 die on this day in history.
Mar 05 On this day in history anna Achmatova, Ukrainian poet, dies at 76
Mar 05 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 06 Barry Sadlers' "Ballad of the Green Berets" becomes #1 (13 weeks) in the year 1966.
Mar 06 On this day in history richard Hageman, composer, dies at 83
Mar 07 On this day in history department of Navy reorganized into present structure under CNO
Mar 07 In Northeastern China a 6..75 earthquake damaged thirty communes by the first shock indicating that about 300,000 Chinese were affected in the densely populated city of Singtai in the year 1966.
Mar 07 Mamas & Papas "Monday Monday" hits #1 in the year 1966.
Mar 07 In the year 1966 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 08 "Golden Boy" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 569 performances in the year 1966.
Mar 08 An IRA bomb destroyed Nelson's Column in Dublin in the year 1966.
Mar 08 In the year 1966 casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame
Mar 09 In the year 1966 andrew Brimmer becomes first black Governor of Federal Reserve Board
Mar 10 In the year 1966 5 time Horse of the Year, Kelso, retires