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 25ºF 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.