Famous Deaths In 1966
Thursday, 13 May 2021
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64
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 In the year 1966 vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50
Jan 18 Kathleen Norris, US author, dies at 85 on this day in history.
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 Elizabeth Patterson, actress (Tall Story), dies at 90 in the year 1966.
Feb 01 On this day in history 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 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 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 Camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1966 hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81
Feb 17 In the year 1966 frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75
Feb 18 On this day in history anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94
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 in the year 1966.
Feb 25 James D. Norris, American sports businessman (b. 1906) died on this day in history.
Feb 26 On this day in history minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71
Feb 27 Minerva Urecal, actress (Apache Rose, Ghost Crazy), dies at 81 in the year 1966.
Feb 28 Charles A Bassett II, astronaut, dies at 34, in a crash of T-38 jet in the year 1966.
Mar 01 Fritz Houtermans, German physicist (b. 1903) died on this day in history.