Historical Events In 1966
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jun 27 On this day in history arthur D Waley, [Schloss], British sinology/poet (Monkey), dies
Jun 27 On this day in history first sci-fi soap opera, "Dark Shadows," premiers
Jun 28 On this day in history 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 in the year 1966.
Jun 30 Beatles land in Tokyo for a concert tour in the year 1966.
Jul 01 In the year 1966 construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART
Jul 01 Medicare goes into effect in the year 1966.
Jul 02 Billie Jean King wins her first of 6 Wimbeldon single titles on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1966 andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81
Jul 03 On this day in history race riots in Omaha Nebraska
Jul 04 On this day in history lBJ signs Freedom of Information Act
Jul 05 National Guard mobilizes in Omaha after 3rd night of rioting on this day in history.
Jul 05 NYC transit fare rises from 15. to 20 in the year 1966.
Jul 05 Saturn I rocket launched at Cape Kennedy in the year 1966.
Jul 06 On this day in history anne Nagel, dies of cancer at 50
Jul 07 Carmelita Geraghty, dies of heart attack at 65 on this day in history.
Jul 10 Orbiter 1 launched to Moon in the year 1966.
Jul 11 On this day in history delmore Schwartz, US poet/critic (Shenandoah), dies at 52
Jul 12 26.70 cm (10.51") of rainfall, Sandusky, Ohio (state record) in the year 1966.
Jul 12 In the year 1966 d T Suzuki, Zen Buddhism scholar, dies in Tokyo Japan at 96
Jul 12 Most rain fell in 1 day in Ohio, 10.5" in Sandusky in the year 1966.
Jul 12 On this day in history race riot in Chicago
Jul 13 In the year 1966 richard Speck, murders 8 nurses in Chicago
Jul 14 In the year 1966 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 on this day in history.
Jul 16 On this day in history "Half a Sixpence" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 512 perfs
Jul 17 On this day in history 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 On this day in history bobby Fuller rocker (I Fought the Law), found dead
Jul 18 Bobby Fuller, rocker (I Fought the Law), found dead at 22 on this day in history.
Jul 18 Carl Sagan turns 1 billion seconds old on this day in history.
Jul 18 In the year 1966 gemini 10 launched