Historical Events In 1966
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Aug 11 In the year 1966 indonesian Malaysian peace agreement signed in Djakarta
Aug 11 On this day in history last Beatle concert tour of the US begins
Aug 14 First US lunar orbiter begins orbiting the Moon on this day in history.
Aug 14 On this day in history s J "Tip" Snooke, S Afr cricket all-rounder (26 Tests 1905-23), dies
Aug 15 Gerhard/Gerhart Pohl, German writer (Battle of Kolbenau), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Aug 16 Jack Mather, actor (Cisco Kid), dies of heart attack at 58 in the year 1966.
Aug 17 In the year 1966 archibald Palm, cricketer (Test S Africa v England 1927-28), dies
Aug 17 In the year 1966 pioneer 7 launched into solar orbit
Aug 18 On this day in history battle of Long Tan, Vietnam
Aug 18 In the year 1966 first ship-to-shore satellite radio message sent
Aug 18 Isaac Keesing, Dutch founder (System Keesing), dies at 80 in the year 1966.
Aug 18 In the year 1966 the 'Cultural Revolution' in China begins
Aug 21 In the year 1966 mickey Wright wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
Aug 22 On this day in history apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82
Aug 23 Francis Xavier Bushman, actor (Ben-Hur), dies at 83 in the year 1966.
Aug 23 Lunar Orbiter 1 takes first photograph of Earth from Moon on this day in history.
Aug 24 USSR launches Luna 11 for orbit around Moon in the year 1966.
Aug 26 On this day in history art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67
Aug 26 Balt Orioles Roznovsky & B Powell are 4th to hit consecutive pinch HRs on this day in history.
Aug 27 On this day in history francis Chichester begins 1st solo sail around world
Aug 27 Francis Chichester begins the first solo sail around the world on this day in history.
Aug 27 On this day in history race riot in Waukegan Illinois
Aug 29 Beatles last public concert, (Candlestick Park, SF) on this day in history.
Aug 29 The Beatles make what would utimately be their last live performance with a show at San Francisco's Candlestick Park on this day in history.
Aug 31 Kasimir Edschmid, [Karl E Schmidt], German writer, dies at 75 in the year 1966.
Sep 03 24th World SF Convention honors Gene Roddenberry in the year 1966.
Sep 06 "Star Trek" premiers on NBC TV in the year 1966.
Sep 06 Hendrik F Verwoerd, South African PM (1958-66), assassinated at 64 on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1966 race riot in Atlanta Georgia
Sep 07 In the year 1966 al Kelly, double talk comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 67
Sep 07 In the year 1966 kTNE TV channel 13 in Alliance, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
Sep 07 The final episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show is aired on CBS-TV on this day in history.
Sep 08 "That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas premiers on ABC-TV on this day in history.
Sep 08 On this day in history star Trek makes its debut on NBC-TV.