Historical Events In 1966
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Apr 08 AFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner on this day in history.
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 in the year 1966.
Apr 09 On this day in history sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57
Apr 10 On this day in history christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71
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 in the year 1966.
Apr 12 On this day in history sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed
Apr 13 On this day in history pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s
Apr 13 On this day in history soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service.
Apr 15 In the year 1966 joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81
Apr 15 In the year 1966 the Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"
Apr 16 On this day in history rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain
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 On this day in history roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon
Apr 21 On this day in history emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica
Apr 22 In the year 1966 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 On this day in history arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach
Apr 28 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3 in the year 1966.
Apr 28 In the year 1966 ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77
Apr 29 On this day in history eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85
Apr 30 In the year 1966 richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident
May 01 In the year 1966 last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley)
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 On this day in history uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia
May 02 In the year 1966 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
May 03 In the year 1966 wylie Watson, dies at 77
May 04 In the year 1966 juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69
May 04 On this day in history soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR