Historical Events In 1966
Friday, 18 September 2020
Mar 10 On this day in history dutch crown princess Beatrix marries Claus von Amsberg
Mar 10 In the year 1966 frederik "Frits" Zernike, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1953), dies at 77
Mar 10 North Vietnamese capture US Green Beret Camp at Ashau Valley on this day in history.
Mar 11 On this day in history military coup led by Indonesian General Suharto breaks out
Mar 12 Bobby Hull's 51st goal of season, sets record on this day in history.
Mar 12 Estelita Rodriguez, actor (Golden Stallion, Susanna Pass), dies at 37 on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1966 love's first album released "Love"
Mar 12 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1966.
Mar 15 In the year 1966 8th Grammy Awards Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Sintra and Streisand
Mar 15 8th Grammy Awards: Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Sintra and Streisand on this day in history.
Mar 15 In the year 1966 abe Saperstein, founder (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 63
Mar 15 On this day in history racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles
Mar 16 In the year 1966 "Man From Uncle" star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London
Mar 16 Gemini 8 launched with Armstrong &Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits in the year 1966.
Mar 16 In the year 1966 on this day in 1966 General Motors produced its 100,000,000th car, an Oldsmobile Toronado
Mar 17 In the year 1966 south Africa government bans Defense and Aid Fund
Mar 17 US sub locates missing H-bomb in Mediterranean on this day in history.
Mar 17 On this day in history walter Lang, composer, dies at 69
Mar 18 General Suharto forms government in Indonesia in the year 1966.
Mar 18 Scott Paper begins selling paper dresses for $1 on this day in history.
Mar 19 In the year 1966 "Pousse Cafe" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 3 performances
Mar 19 28th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Texas Western beats Kentucky 72-65 in the year 1966.
Mar 19 28th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Texas Western beats Kentucky 72-65 in the year 1966.
Mar 19 Belgium government of Vanden Boeynants begins on this day in history.
Mar 20 In Uganda a 6.75 earthquake was the most destructive earthquake in recent African history, about 140 fatalities and hundreds of injuries were reported in the year 1966.
Mar 21 In the year 1966 supreme Court reverses Massachusetts ruling that "Fanny Hill" is obscene
Mar 22 In the year 1966 in Northeastern China a 6.75-7.0 earthquake occurred second one in a month the last was March 07.
Mar 23 First official meeting after 400 years of Catholic & Anglican Church in the year 1966.
Mar 23 In the year 1966 johannes W Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie), dies at 82
Mar 24 Selective Service announces college deferments based on performance on this day in history.
Mar 25 Beatles pose with mutilated dolls & butchered meat for the cover of the "Yesterday & Today" album, It is later pulled on this day in history.
Mar 25 On this day in history colin Campbell, actor (Leather Boys), dies at 83
Mar 25 US Supreme court rules "poll tax" unconstitutional in the year 1966.
Mar 26 Operation Jackstay in Navy's first amphibious assault in Vietnam's inland waters in the year 1966.