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Historical Events In 1966

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 05   On this day in history willie Mays hit home run number 512 of his career  

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

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

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

May 09   Alfred Mendelsohn, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

May 10   In the year 1966 25F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in May  

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 in the year 1966.  

May 13   On this day in history henk [Hendrik M] of Randwijk, poet/editor in chief (illegal), dies  

May 13   On this day in history rolling Stones release "Paint it Black"  

May 14   On this day in history georgia BD Camp Johnson, US poet/playwright, dies at 88  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

May 22   In the year 1966 shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open  

May 22   On this day in history tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies  

May 23   Ruth Gates, Denton TX, actress (Aunt Jenny-Mama), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history the Beatles release "Paperback Writer"  

May 24   "Mame" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1508 performances in the year 1966.  

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

May 26   In the year 1966 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   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1966 birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 in the year 1966.  

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