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Historical Events In 1966

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Mar 10   Dutch crown princess Beatrix marries Claus von Amsberg in the year 1966.  

Mar 10   On this day in history frederik "Frits" Zernike, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1953), dies at 77  

Mar 10   North Vietnamese capture US Green Beret Camp at Ashau Valley in the year 1966.  

Mar 11   Military coup led by Indonesian General Suharto breaks out on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history bobby Hull's 51st goal of season, sets record  

Mar 12   Estelita Rodriguez, actor (Golden Stallion, Susanna Pass), dies at 37 in the year 1966.  

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 in the year 1966.  

Mar 15   Abe Saperstein, founder (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 63 in the year 1966.  

Mar 15   Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles in the year 1966.  

Mar 16   On this day in history "Man From Uncle" star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London  

Mar 16   On this day in history gemini 8 launched with Armstrong &Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits  

Mar 16   On this day in history on this day in 1966 General Motors produced its 100,000,000th car, an Oldsmobile Toronado  

Mar 17   On this day in history south Africa government bans Defense and Aid Fund  

Mar 17   In the year 1966 uS sub locates missing H-bomb in Mediterranean  

Mar 17   Walter Lang, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1966 general Suharto forms government in Indonesia  

Mar 18   On this day in history scott Paper begins selling paper dresses for $1  

Mar 19   In the year 1966 "Pousse Cafe" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 3 performances  

Mar 19   On this day in history 28th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Texas Western beats Kentucky 72-65  

Mar 19   28th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Texas Western beats Kentucky 72-65 in the year 1966.  

Mar 19   On this day in history belgium government of Vanden Boeynants begins  

Mar 20   In the year 1966 in Uganda a 6.75 earthquake was the most destructive earthquake in recent African history, about 140 fatalities and hundreds of injuries were reported  

Mar 21   Supreme Court reverses Massachusetts ruling that "Fanny Hill" is obscene in the year 1966.  

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   In the year 1966 first official meeting after 400 years of Catholic & Anglican Church  

Mar 23   Johannes W Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie), dies at 82 in the year 1966.  

Mar 24   Selective Service announces college deferments based on performance on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history beatles pose with mutilated dolls & butchered meat for the cover of the "Yesterday & Today" album, It is later pulled  

Mar 25   Colin Campbell, actor (Leather Boys), dies at 83 in the year 1966.  

Mar 25   In the year 1966 uS Supreme court rules "poll tax" unconstitutional  

Mar 26   Operation Jackstay in Navy's first amphibious assault in Vietnam's inland waters in the year 1966.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World)  

Jan 03   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 07   In the year 1966 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   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 in the year 1966.  

Jan 14   Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  

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