Famous Deaths In 1966
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Jan 01 On this day in history vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82
Jan 03 Rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62 on this day in history.
Jan 05 George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies in the year 1966.
Jan 09 On this day in history haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68
Jan 10 George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide died in the year 1966.
Jan 11 Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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.
Jan 16 Margarete Susman, writer, dies at 91 on this day in history.
Jan 17 Vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50 on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1966 kathleen Norris, US author, dies at 85
Jan 22 Herbert Marshall, actor (Dark Angel, Duel in the Sun), dies at 75 in the year 1966.
Jan 24 Homi J. Bhabha, Indian physicist (b. 1909) died in the year 1966.
Jan 29 Josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Tolle Bomberg), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jan 31 Elizabeth Patterson, actress (Tall Story), dies at 90 on this day in history.
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 Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90 in the year 1966.
Feb 06 In the year 1966 johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79
Feb 09 Sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79 in the year 1966.
Feb 10 On this day in history billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66
Feb 13 On this day in history elio Vittorini, writer, dies
Feb 15 In the year 1966 camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies
Feb 16 On this day in history hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81
Feb 17 Frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75 in the year 1966.
Feb 18 On this day in history 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 in the year 1966.
Feb 22 In the year 1966 paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74
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 On this day in history minerva Urecal, actress (Apache Rose, Ghost Crazy), dies at 81
Feb 28 In the year 1966 charles A Bassett II, astronaut, dies at 34, in a crash of T-38 jet
Mar 01 Fritz Houtermans, German physicist (b. 1903) died on this day in history.