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Historical Events In 1966

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Jul 18   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) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jul 20   In the year 1966 julien Carette, dies of burns at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 21   Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor, dies at 83 in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jul 23   Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!" in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 24   Montgomery Clift actor, dies at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Jul 25   Frank O'Hara, writer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 25   Supremes release "You Can't Hurry Love" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jul 30   On this day in history edward G Craig, English actor/dir (On Art of Theatre), dies at 94  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 30   In the year 1966 england beats West Germany 4-2 for soccer's 8th World Cup in London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 31   In the year 1966 alabamans burn Beatle products due to John Lennon's anti-Jesus remark  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 31   Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general, dies at 87 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 31   Charles Whitman wounds 46 & kills 5 at University of Texas on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 01   On this day in history the Texas Tower Massacre - University student killed 10 and wounded 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 02   Radio Vila (New Hebrides) begins transmitting in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 05   In the year 1966 austin Diamond, cricketer (Australian capt to America 1913), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Aug 08   Pierre Charles, Belgian heavyweight boxer, dies at 63 in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 08   South Arican Broadcasting bans Beatles (Lennon's anti-Jesus remark) in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   Gosta Nystroem, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   On this day in history felix A Vening Meinesz, geophysicist (black force), dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   First lunar orbiter launched by US in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   In Ottawa Ontario, the Heron Road Bridge over the Rideau River and Canal collapses, killing 9 construction workers and injuring 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   In the year 1966 birth of tia Carrere, [Althea Janairo], Honolulu, actress (Wayne's World)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders) was born in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners) was born in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer was born in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of deana Carter, country singer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr was born in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1966

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1966 vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history rex Lease, actor (Perils of Pauline, Dakota, California), dies at 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1966.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   On this day in history death of george Cresswell, cricketer (Took 13 wkts in 3 Tests for NZ), suicide  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   In the year 1966 albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   In the year 1966 sergei Korolev, Russian space station constructor, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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