Famous Deaths In 1966
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 01 Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 in the year 1966.
Jan 03 Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1966 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 Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 in the year 1966.
Jan 14 Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies in the year 1966.
Jan 15 Betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25 on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1966 margarete Susman, writer, dies at 91
Jan 17 In the year 1966 vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50
Jan 18 Kathleen Norris, US author, dies at 85 in the year 1966.
Jan 22 On this day in history herbert Marshall, actor (Dark Angel, Duel in the Sun), dies at 75
Jan 24 In the year 1966 death of homi J. Bhabha, Indian physicist (b. 1909)
Jan 29 Josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Tolle Bomberg), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1966 elizabeth Patterson, actress (Tall Story), dies at 90
Feb 01 Buster Keaton, [Joseph Francis], US comic (General), dies at 69 in the year 1966.
Feb 03 June Walker, actress (War Nurses), dies at 65 in the year 1966.
Feb 04 On this day in history gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90
Feb 06 Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1966.
Feb 09 Sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 10 Billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Feb 13 Elio Vittorini, writer, dies in the year 1966.
Feb 15 In the year 1966 camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies
Feb 16 Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81 in the year 1966.
Feb 17 On this day in history frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75
Feb 18 In the year 1966 anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94
Feb 20 Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 in the year 1966.
Feb 21 Paul Comtois, French Canadian politician (b. 1895) died on this day in history.
Feb 22 Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history death of james D. Norris, American sports businessman (b. 1906)
Feb 26 Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71 in the year 1966.
Feb 27 On this day in history minerva Urecal, actress (Apache Rose, Ghost Crazy), dies at 81
Feb 28 Charles A Bassett II, astronaut, dies at 34, in a crash of T-38 jet on this day in history.
Mar 01 On this day in history death of fritz Houtermans, German physicist (b. 1903)