Historical Events In 1966
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Apr 08 AFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner in the year 1966.
Apr 08 In the year 1966 george Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79
Apr 09 Anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens in the year 1966.
Apr 09 On this day in history anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 OAO 1, the first orbiting astronomical observatory, launched on this day in history.
Apr 09 Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57 in the year 1966.
Apr 10 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 in the year 1966.
Apr 10 River Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam on this day in history.
Apr 12 Rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck on this day in history.
Apr 12 In the year 1966 sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed
Apr 13 Pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s on this day in history.
Apr 13 Soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service on this day in history.
Apr 15 In the year 1966 joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81
Apr 15 The Rolling Stones release "Aftermath" in the year 1966.
Apr 16 Rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain in the year 1966.
Apr 17 100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1) on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics)
Apr 19 Roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon in the year 1966.
Apr 21 In the year 1966 emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica
Apr 22 On this day in history atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4
Apr 25 Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Apr 26 Arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach in the year 1966.
Apr 28 In the year 1966 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
Apr 28 In the year 1966 ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77
Apr 29 Eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85 in the year 1966.
Apr 30 Richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident in the year 1966.
May 01 Last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley) in the year 1966.
May 01 In the year 1966 mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational
May 01 Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting in the year 1966.
May 01 US troops shooting targets in Cambodia on this day in history.
May 02 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) in the year 1966.
May 03 Wylie Watson, dies at 77 on this day in history.
May 04 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
May 04 Soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR in the year 1966.