Historical Events In 1966
Friday, 14 August 2020
Jun 27 Arthur D Waley, [Schloss], British sinology/poet (Monkey), dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1966.
Jun 29 In the year 1966 uS bombs fuel storage facilities near N Vietnamese cities
Jun 30 On this day in history beatles land in Tokyo for a concert tour
Jul 01 Construction crews begin tearing up Market St to build BART in the year 1966.
Jul 01 On this day in history medicare goes into effect
Jul 02 Billie Jean King wins her first of 6 Wimbeldon single titles in the year 1966.
Jul 03 Andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1966 race riots in Omaha Nebraska
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 Saturn I rocket launched at Cape Kennedy on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1966 anne Nagel, dies of cancer at 50
Jul 07 In the year 1966 carmelita Geraghty, dies of heart attack at 65
Jul 10 In the year 1966 orbiter 1 launched to Moon
Jul 11 On this day in history delmore Schwartz, US poet/critic (Shenandoah), dies at 52
Jul 12 On this day in history 26.70 cm (10.51") of rainfall, Sandusky, Ohio (state record)
Jul 12 On this day in history d T Suzuki, Zen Buddhism scholar, dies in Tokyo Japan at 96
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 In the year 1966 richard Speck, murders 8 nurses in Chicago
Jul 14 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 in the year 1966.
Jul 14 On this day in history richard Speck rapes & kills 8 nurses in a Chicago dormitory
Jul 16 In the year 1966 "Half a Sixpence" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 512 perfs
Jul 17 August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Piranesi-suite), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jul 17 In the year 1966 jim Ryun sets mile record (3m51s3)
Jul 17 Pioneer 7 launched on this day in history.
Jul 18 In the year 1966 bobby Fuller rocker (I Fought the Law), found dead
Jul 18 Bobby Fuller, rocker (I Fought the Law), found dead at 22 in the year 1966.
Jul 18 Carl Sagan turns 1 billion seconds old on this day in history.
Jul 18 On this day in history gemini 10 launched