Famous Deaths In 1966
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Jan 01 Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1966 rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62
Jan 05 George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies in the year 1966.
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 In the year 1966 albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64
Jan 14 Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies in the year 1966.
Jan 15 In the year 1966 betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25
Jan 16 Margarete Susman, writer, dies at 91 in the year 1966.
Jan 17 In the year 1966 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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 29 On this day in history josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Tolle Bomberg), dies at 84
Jan 31 Elizabeth Patterson, actress (Tall Story), dies at 90 in the year 1966.
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 Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90 in the year 1966.
Feb 06 Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 09 Sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79 in the year 1966.
Feb 10 Billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Feb 13 Elio Vittorini, writer, dies on this day in history.
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 Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94 in the year 1966.
Feb 20 On this day in history chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80
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 on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1966 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 Minerva Urecal, actress (Apache Rose, Ghost Crazy), dies at 81 in the year 1966.
Feb 28 On this day in history 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.