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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners)  

Jan 03   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

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 in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  

Jan 11   In the year 1966 albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1966 betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  

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