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Historical Events In 1966

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jul 18   In the year 1966 launch of Gemini 10 with LCDR John W. Young, USN as Command Pilot. Mission involved 43 orbits at an altitude of 412.2 nautical miles and lasted 2 days, 22 hours, and 46 minutes. Recovery was by HS-3 helicopter from USS Guadalcanal (LPH-7).  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 19   On this day in history gov James Rhodes declares state of emergency in Cleveland (race riot)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 20   Julien Carette, dies of burns at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 21   In the year 1966 eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor, dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 21   Gemini X returns to Earth on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 23   In the year 1966 cavern Club in Liverpool reopens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 23   On this day in history donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 23   On this day in history napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 24   In the year 1966 montgomery Clift actor, dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 24   In the year 1966 tony Lema, US golfer, dies at 32  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jul 25   On this day in history frank O'Hara, writer, dies at 40  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 25   On this day in history supremes release "You Can't Hurry Love"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 29   In the year 1966 pal Jardanyi, composer, dies at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 30   On this day in history beatles' "Yesterday... & Today," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 30   Edward G Craig, English actor/dir (On Art of Theatre), dies at 94 in the year 1966.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 30   England beats West Germany 4-2 for soccer's 8th World Cup in London in the year 1966.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 31   Alabamans burn Beatle products due to John Lennon's anti-Jesus remark in the year 1966.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 31   On this day in history alex E von Falkenhausen, German general, dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 31   On this day in history charles Whitman wounds 46 & kills 5 at University of Texas  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 01   In the year 1966 bud Powell, US jazz pianist/composer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 01   The Texas Tower Massacre - University student killed 10 and wounded 31 in the year 1966.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 02   On this day in history radio Vila (New Hebrides) begins transmitting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 03   Lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 05   Austin Diamond, cricketer (Australian capt to America 1913), dies in the year 1966.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 05   On this day in history martin Luther King Jr stoned during Chicago march  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 06   On this day in history paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, sci-fi author (Space Lords), dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 08   Pierre Charles, Belgian heavyweight boxer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 08   South Arican Broadcasting bans Beatles (Lennon's anti-Jesus remark) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 09   Gosta Nystroem, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1966.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 10   Daylight meteor seen from Utah to Canada. Only known case of a meteor entering the Earth's atmosphere & leaving it again in the year 1966.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 10   In the year 1966 felix A Vening Meinesz, geophysicist (black force), dies at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 10   On this day in history first lunar orbiter launched by US  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 10   In daylight, a meteor flashes across the sky from Utah to Canada; only known case of a meteor skipping through the Earth's atmosphere and leaving it again on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 10   In the year 1966 in Ottawa Ontario, the Heron Road Bridge over the Rideau River and Canal collapses, killing 9 construction workers and injuring 80.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   Tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World) was born in the year 1966.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born in the year 1966.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1966 birth of deana Carter, country singer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82 in the year 1966.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1966 rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 10   George Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide died in the year 1966.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 14   Sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 15   On this day in history betsy Mitchell, US 100m backstroke swimmer, dies at 25  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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