Historical Events In 1966
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Mar 27 Anti Vietnam war demonstrations in US, Europe & Australia in the year 1966.
Mar 27 On this day in history canada launches 158 kg. instrument package into upper atmosphere; to study aurora borealis; first all-Canadian space project, using Black Brant rocket.
Mar 27 In the year 1966 mien Labberton, Dutch poet, dies at 82
Mar 29 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" opens at Alvin NYC for 129 perfs in the year 1966.
Mar 29 On this day in history dow Brewery destroys 4,546,000 litres of beer after 16 people die in Quebec City area; 1 million gallons go down the drain.
Mar 29 Harry Daugherty, trombonist (Spike Jones & City Slickers), dies at 50 on this day in history.
Mar 29 In the year 1966 muhammad Ali beats Canadian George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
Mar 30 On this day in history barbra Streisand stars on "Color Me Barbra" special on CBS
Mar 30 Erwin Piscator, German director (Plebeians test rebellion), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history 25,000 anti war demonstrators march in New York NY
Mar 31 Labour Party wins British parliamentary election on this day in history.
Mar 31 USSR launches Luna 10, first lunar orbiter on this day in history.
Apr 01 Karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89 in the year 1966.
Apr 01 The command, US Naval Forces Vietnam established in the year 1966.
Apr 02 Cecil Scott Forester, English author (Horatio Hornblower), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Apr 02 Death of Cecil Scott Forester, author of the Captain Hornblower novels, and The African Queen on this day in history.
Apr 02 In the year 1966 leading Liberal Andrew Peacock enters Australian federal parliament, winning Sir Robert Menzies' old seat of Kooyong in a by-election;
Apr 02 In the year 1966 soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes 1st spacecraft to orbit Moon
Apr 02 Soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes first spacecraft to orbit Moon on this day in history.
Apr 02 In the year 1966 soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes spacecraft to orbit Moon
Apr 03 In the year 1966 luna 10 orbits Moon
Apr 03 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Venice Ladies Golf Open on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history russel Crouse, US stagewriter (Life with Father), dies at 73
Apr 03 In the year 1966 tom Seaver, signs with the Mets for a reported $50,000 bonus
Apr 04 In the year 1966 canada starts five-year, $350,000 project to help increase wheat production in Kenya; an environmental fiasco.
Apr 04 In the year 1966 pirate Radio Scotland changes name to Radio Ireland
Apr 04 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Apr 05 In the year 1966 sven Fleuron, writer, dies at 91
Apr 05 In the year 1966 wTVX TV channel 34 in Fort Pierce-Vero Beach FL (IND) 1st broadcast
Apr 06 On this day in history julia Faye, actress (10 Commandments. Samson & Delilah), dies at 73
Apr 06 Lester Bowles L. B. Pearson 1897-1972 announces plans to promote bilingualism in the public service. (very expensive) in the year 1966.
Apr 06 Mihir Sen swims the Palk Strait between Sri Lanka &India in the year 1966.
Apr 07 On this day in history uS recovers lost H-bomb from Mediterranean floor (whoops!)
Apr 07 In the year 1966 uS recovers lost H-bomb from Mediterranean floor finally