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Historical Events In 1966

Saturday, 04 July 2020

May 05   In the year 1966 stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2  

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

May 05   Willie Mays hit his 512th homerun on this day in history.  

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

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

May 09   In the year 1966 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   25F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in May on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1966.  

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

May 16   Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" is released in the year 1966.  

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

May 16   Randolph Turpin, boxer, shot dead in his home on this day in history.  

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   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   Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) TKOs Henry Cooper in 6 for heavyweight boxing title in London in the year 1966.  

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

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

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

May 22   Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open in the year 1966.  

May 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1966 the Beatles release "Paperback Writer"  

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

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

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

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   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1966 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   On this day in history rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1966 albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  

Jan 14   In the year 1966 sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  

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

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