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Historical Events In 1966

Thursday, 06 May 2021

May 05   On this day in history stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2  

May 05   Stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2 on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history willie Mays hit his 512th homerun  

May 05   Willie Mays hit home run number 512 of his career on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history canadian Minister of Finance announces a $20 Centennial gold coin  

May 07   On this day in history mamas & Papas "Monday Monday" hits #1  

May 08   Only homerun ever hit out of Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (Frank Robinson) in the year 1966.  

May 09   On this day in history alfred Mendelsohn, composer, dies at 56  

May 09   China People's Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China in the year 1966.  

May 10   On this day in history 25F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in May  

May 11   Real Madrid wins 11th Europe Cup I in the year 1966.  

May 13   On this day in history federal education funding is denied to 12 school districts in the South because of violations of the 1964 Civil Rights Act  

May 13   Henk [Hendrik M] of Randwijk, poet/editor in chief (illegal), dies in the year 1966.  

May 13   Rolling Stones release "Paint it Black" in the year 1966.  

May 14   Georgia BD Camp Johnson, US poet/playwright, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

May 15   South Vietnamese army battle Buddhists, about 80 die in the year 1966.  

May 16   Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" is released on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history national Welfare Rights Organization begins  

May 16   In the year 1966 randolph Turpin, boxer, shot dead in his home  

May 16   On this day in history stokely Carmichael named chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee  

May 18   Paul Althaus, German theologist (That Christian Wahrheit), dies at 78 in the year 1966.  

May 19   Tortoise, reportedly given to Tonga's King by Capt Cook (1773), dies on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1966 "Louie Louie" by The Kingsmen reentered the chart & hits #97  

May 21   On this day in history muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) TKOs Henry Cooper in 6 for heavyweight boxing title in London  

May 21   Pat O'Malley, silent film actor (Wild One, Quiet Man), dies at 75 in the year 1966.  

May 22   On this day in history 18th Emmy Awards Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore  

May 22   In the year 1966 18th Emmy Awards: Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore  

May 22   Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open on this day in history.  

May 22   Tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies in the year 1966.  

May 23   Ruth Gates, Denton TX, actress (Aunt Jenny-Mama), dies at 79 in the year 1966.  

May 23   The Beatles release "Paperback Writer" in the year 1966.  

May 24   On this day in history "Mame" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1508 performances  

May 25   On this day in history peru &Argentina soccer fans fight in Lima; 248 die  

May 26   On this day in history buddhist sets self on fire at US consulate in Hué South-Vietnam  

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 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   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of deana Carter, country singer  

Jan 07   Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1966 vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

Jan 03   Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 in the year 1966.  

Jan 05   On this day in history george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  

Jan 09   On this day in history haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  

Jan 11   On this day in history albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  

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