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Historical Events In 1966

Monday, 08 August 2022

May 05   Stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2 in the year 1966.  

May 05   Stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2 in the year 1966.  

May 05   In the year 1966 willie Mays hit his 512th homerun  

May 05   Willie Mays hit home run number 512 of his career in the year 1966.  

May 06   Canadian Minister of Finance announces a $20 Centennial gold coin in the year 1966.  

May 07   Mamas & Papas "Monday Monday" hits #1 on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history only homerun ever hit out of Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (Frank Robinson)  

May 09   Alfred Mendelsohn, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1966.  

May 09   China People's Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China on this day in history.  

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

May 11   Real Madrid wins 11th Europe Cup I on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" is released  

May 16   National Welfare Rights Organization begins on this day in history.  

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

May 16   Stokely Carmichael named chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the year 1966.  

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

May 19   In the year 1966 tortoise, reportedly given to Tonga's King by Capt Cook (1773), dies  

May 21   "Louie Louie" by The Kingsmen reentered the chart & hits #97 on this day in history.  

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

May 21   On this day in history pat O'Malley, silent film actor (Wild One, Quiet Man), dies at 75  

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

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

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

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

May 23   In the year 1966 ruth Gates, Denton TX, actress (Aunt Jenny-Mama), dies at 79  

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

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

May 25   Peru &Argentina soccer fans fight in Lima; 248 die on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1966

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  

Jan 03   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr  

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  

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

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

Jan 10   In the year 1966 death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  

Jan 11   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 in the year 1966.  

Jan 14   On this day in history sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

Jan 15   In the year 1966 betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  

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