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Historical Events In 1966

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

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 in the year 1966.  

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 in the year 1966.  

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   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Mar 15   8th Grammy Awards Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Sintra and Streisand in the year 1966.  

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   Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles on this day in history.  

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

Mar 16   In the year 1966 gemini 8 launched with Armstrong &Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits  

Mar 16   On this day in 1966 General Motors produced its 100,000,000th car, an Oldsmobile Toronado in the year 1966.  

Mar 17   South Africa government bans Defense and Aid Fund in the year 1966.  

Mar 17   On this day in history uS sub locates missing H-bomb in Mediterranean  

Mar 17   Walter Lang, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1966.  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1966 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1966 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history selective Service announces college deferments based on performance  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

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   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 04   In the year 1966 birth of deana Carter, country singer  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  

Jan 05   On this day in history george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  

Jan 11   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies in the year 1966.  

Jan 15   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 on this day in history.  

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