Famous Deaths In 1966
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Jan 01 In the year 1966 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 In the year 1966 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 in the year 1966.
Jan 15 On this day in history betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25
Jan 16 On this day in history margarete Susman, writer, dies at 91
Jan 17 On this day in history vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50
Jan 18 In the year 1966 kathleen Norris, US author, dies at 85
Jan 22 On this day in history herbert Marshall, actor (Dark Angel, Duel in the Sun), dies at 75
Jan 24 Homi J. Bhabha, Indian physicist (b. 1909) died on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1966 josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Tolle Bomberg), dies at 84
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 on this day in history.
Feb 03 June Walker, actress (War Nurses), dies at 65 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1966 sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79
Feb 10 In the year 1966 billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66
Feb 13 On this day in history elio Vittorini, writer, dies
Feb 15 On this day in history camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies
Feb 16 In the year 1966 hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81
Feb 17 Frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1966 death of paul Comtois, French Canadian politician (b. 1895)
Feb 22 Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74 in the year 1966.
Feb 25 In the year 1966 death of james D. Norris, American sports businessman (b. 1906)
Feb 26 In the year 1966 minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71
Feb 27 Minerva Urecal, actress (Apache Rose, Ghost Crazy), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 28 Charles A Bassett II, astronaut, dies at 34, in a crash of T-38 jet in the year 1966.
Mar 01 On this day in history death of fritz Houtermans, German physicist (b. 1903)