Historical Events In 1966
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Apr 08 On this day in history aFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner
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 In the year 1966 anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 OAO 1, the first orbiting astronomical observatory, launched on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57
Apr 10 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Apr 10 River Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam in the year 1966.
Apr 12 Rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck on this day in history.
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 Soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service in the year 1966.
Apr 15 On this day in history joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81
Apr 15 On this day in history 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) in the year 1966.
Apr 18 Bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics) in the year 1966.
Apr 19 On this day in history roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon
Apr 21 In the year 1966 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 On this day in history maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70
Apr 26 In the year 1966 arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach
Apr 28 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
May 01 Last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley) in the year 1966.
May 01 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational in the year 1966.
May 01 In the year 1966 radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting
May 01 In the year 1966 uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia
May 02 In the year 1966 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
May 03 Wylie Watson, dies at 77 on this day in history.
May 04 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1966.
May 04 Soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR in the year 1966.