Famous Deaths In 1966
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Jan 01 Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 in the year 1966.
Jan 03 In the year 1966 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 In the year 1966 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 On this day in history sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies
Jan 15 On this day in history betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1966 buster Keaton, [Joseph Francis], US comic (General), dies at 69
Feb 03 In the year 1966 june Walker, actress (War Nurses), dies at 65
Feb 04 Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90 in the year 1966.
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 in the year 1966.
Feb 13 On this day in history elio Vittorini, writer, dies
Feb 15 Camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies on this day in history.
Feb 16 Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 17 Frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75 in the year 1966.
Feb 18 Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94 on this day in history.
Feb 20 Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history death of paul Comtois, French Canadian politician (b. 1895)
Feb 22 In the year 1966 paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74
Feb 25 James D. Norris, American sports businessman (b. 1906) died in the year 1966.
Feb 26 Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71 in the year 1966.
Feb 27 Minerva Urecal, actress (Apache Rose, Ghost Crazy), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1966 charles A Bassett II, astronaut, dies at 34, in a crash of T-38 jet
Mar 01 In the year 1966 death of fritz Houtermans, German physicist (b. 1903)