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Historical Events In 1966

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May 26   Don Castle, actor (Motor Patrol, Born to Speed), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

May 26   Guyana (formerly British Guiana) declares independence from UK in the year 1966.  

May 27   In the year 1966 55th German F-16 Starfighter crashes  

May 27   6 French fighters crash above Spain on this day in history.  

May 28   "Ballad Of Irving" by Frank Gallop hits #34 in the year 1966.  

May 29   On this day in history carol Mann wins LPGA Baton Rouge Ladies Golf Invitational  

May 30   In the year 1966 300 US airplanes bomb North Vietnam  

May 30   US launches Surveyor 1 to the Moon on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1966 2,400 persons attend White House Conference on Civil Rights  

Jun 01   George Harrison is impressed by Ravi Shankar's concert in London on this day in history.  

Jun 02   US Surveyor 1 lands in Oceanus Procellarum; first lunar soft-landing in the year 1966.  

Jun 03   In the year 1966 alice Calhoun, actress (Flowing Gold, Between Friends), dies at 65  

Jun 03   Gemini 9 launched; 7th US 2-man flight (Stafford &Cernan) on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1966 natacha Rambova, costume designer, dies at 69  

Jun 06   Activist James Meredith shot in Mississippi on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Black activist James Meredith is shot and wounded as he walks along a Mississippi highway to encourage black voter registration in the year 1966.  

Jun 06   Claudette Orbison, wife of singer Roy, dies in a motorcyle crash on this day in history.  

Jun 06   On this day in history claus Von Bulow & Martha (Sunny) Crawford wed  

Jun 06   On this day in history james Meredith wounded by white sniper  

Jun 07   Hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Beatles "Paperback Writer" is released in the UK on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history janis Joplins first live concert (Avalon Ballroom in SF)  

Jun 11   Ethel Clayton, actress (Warning Shadows), dies at 82 in the year 1966.  

Jun 11   On this day in history french & German media mistakenly report death of Roger Daltry  

Jun 12   Hermann Scherchen, German conductor/music publisher, dies at 74 in the year 1966.  

Jun 13   Supreme Court's Miranda decision; suspect must be informed of rights in the year 1966.  

Jun 14   In the year 1966 6 RAR arrives in South Vietnam  

Jun 19   In the year 1966 ed Wynn, comedian (Ed Wynn Show), dies at 79  

Jun 20   In the year 1966 sheila Scott completes first round-the-world solo flight by a woman  

Jun 22   On this day in history roger Blunt, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ, 330 runs, 12 wickets), dies  

Jun 24   In the year 1966 bombay-NY Air India flight crashes into Mont Blanc (Switz), 117 die  

Jun 25   In the year 1966 beatles' "Paperback Writer," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks  

Jun 25   Kosmos 122, first Soviet weather satellite, launched in the year 1966.  

Jun 27   1st sci-fi soap opera, "Dark Shadows," premieres on ABC-TV in the year 1966.  

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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 in the year 1966.  

Jan 03   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)  

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   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   Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  

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   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 in the year 1966.  

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

Jan 15   Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 on this day in history.  

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