Historical Events In 1966
Saturday, 28 March 2020
Jun 27 Arthur D Waley, [Schloss], British sinology/poet (Monkey), dies in the year 1966.
Jun 27 First sci-fi soap opera, "Dark Shadows," premiers in the year 1966.
Jun 28 In the year 1966 the US breaks diplomatic links with Argentina after a military takeover
Jun 29 Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jun 29 US bombs fuel storage facilities near N Vietnamese cities on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1966 beatles land in Tokyo for a concert tour
Jul 01 On this day in history construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART
Jul 01 In the year 1966 medicare goes into effect
Jul 02 In the year 1966 billie Jean King wins her first of 6 Wimbeldon single titles
Jul 03 In the year 1966 andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81
Jul 03 Race riots in Omaha Nebraska on this day in history.
Jul 04 On this day in history lBJ signs Freedom of Information Act
Jul 05 On this day in history national Guard mobilizes in Omaha after 3rd night of rioting
Jul 05 NYC transit fare rises from 15. to 20 on this day in history.
Jul 05 On this day in history saturn I rocket launched at Cape Kennedy
Jul 06 On this day in history anne Nagel, dies of cancer at 50
Jul 07 In the year 1966 carmelita Geraghty, dies of heart attack at 65
Jul 10 On this day in history orbiter 1 launched to Moon
Jul 11 Delmore Schwartz, US poet/critic (Shenandoah), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history 26.70 cm (10.51") of rainfall, Sandusky, Ohio (state record)
Jul 12 D T Suzuki, Zen Buddhism scholar, dies in Tokyo Japan at 96 in the year 1966.
Jul 12 In the year 1966 most rain fell in 1 day in Ohio, 10.5" in Sandusky
Jul 12 Race riot in Chicago in the year 1966.
Jul 13 Richard Speck, murders 8 nurses in Chicago on this day in history.
Jul 14 On this day in history in Chicago, Illinois, eight student nurses were killed in what was called the"crime of the century." Gloria Davy, Patricia Matusek, Nina Schmale, Pamela Wilkening, Suzanne Farris, Mary Ann Jordan, Merlita Gargullo, and Valentina Paison--all nursing students at the South Chicago Community Hospital--were strangled or stabbed to death by Richard Spec
Jul 14 Richard Speck rapes & kills 8 nurses in a Chicago dormitory in the year 1966.
Jul 16 "Half a Sixpence" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 512 perfs in the year 1966.
Jul 17 In the year 1966 august Baeyens, Flemish composer (Piranesi-suite), dies at 71
Jul 17 On this day in history jim Ryun sets mile record (3m51s3)
Jul 17 In the year 1966 pioneer 7 launched
Jul 18 In the year 1966 bobby Fuller rocker (I Fought the Law), found dead
Jul 18 In the year 1966 bobby Fuller, rocker (I Fought the Law), found dead at 22
Jul 18 In the year 1966 carl Sagan turns 1 billion seconds old
Jul 18 On this day in history gemini 10 launched