Famous Deaths In 1966
Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1966 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 On this day in history george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies
Jan 09 Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.
Jan 10 In the year 1966 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 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 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 in the year 1966.
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 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 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 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 Camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of paul Comtois, French Canadian politician (b. 1895)
Feb 22 On this day in history 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 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 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 On this day in history death of fritz Houtermans, German physicist (b. 1903)