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Historical Events In 1966

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

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

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

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

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

May 09   In the year 1966 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   In the year 1966 real Madrid wins 11th Europe Cup I  

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   In the year 1966 rolling Stones release "Paint it Black"  

May 14   In the year 1966 georgia BD Camp Johnson, US poet/playwright, dies at 88  

May 15   On this day in history south Vietnamese army battle Buddhists, about 80 die  

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

May 16   National Welfare Rights Organization begins in the year 1966.  

May 16   On this day in history randolph Turpin, boxer, shot dead in his home  

May 16   Stokely Carmichael named chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee on this day in history.  

May 18   Paul Althaus, German theologist (That Christian Wahrheit), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 22   In the year 1966 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   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 on this day in history.  

May 23   The Beatles release "Paperback Writer" on this day in history.  

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

May 25   Peru &Argentina soccer fans fight in Lima; 248 die in the year 1966.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners)  

Jan 03   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born in the year 1966.  

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

Jan 04   Deana Carter, country singer was born in the year 1966.  

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   Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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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