Historical Events In 1966
Saturday, 28 March 2020
Aug 11 Indonesian Malaysian peace agreement signed in Djakarta in the year 1966.
Aug 11 In the year 1966 last Beatle concert tour of the US begins
Aug 14 On this day in history first US lunar orbiter begins orbiting the Moon
Aug 14 On this day in history s J "Tip" Snooke, S Afr cricket all-rounder (26 Tests 1905-23), dies
Aug 15 In the year 1966 gerhard/Gerhart Pohl, German writer (Battle of Kolbenau), dies at 64
Aug 16 On this day in history jack Mather, actor (Cisco Kid), dies of heart attack at 58
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 Battle of Long Tan, Vietnam on this day in history.
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 Apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1966.
Aug 23 In the year 1966 francis Xavier Bushman, actor (Ben-Hur), dies at 83
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 Art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67 in the year 1966.
Aug 26 In the year 1966 balt Orioles Roznovsky & B Powell are 4th to hit consecutive pinch HRs
Aug 27 In the year 1966 francis Chichester begins 1st solo sail around world
Aug 27 On this day in history francis Chichester begins the first solo sail around the world
Aug 27 On this day in history race riot in Waukegan Illinois
Aug 29 In the year 1966 beatles last public concert, (Candlestick Park, SF)
Aug 29 In the year 1966 the Beatles make what would utimately be their last live performance with a show at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.
Aug 31 Kasimir Edschmid, [Karl E Schmidt], German writer, dies at 75 in the year 1966.
Sep 03 On this day in history 24th World SF Convention honors Gene Roddenberry
Sep 06 On this day in history "Star Trek" premiers on NBC TV
Sep 06 On this day in history hendrik F Verwoerd, South African PM (1958-66), assassinated at 64
Sep 06 Race riot in Atlanta Georgia on this day in history.
Sep 07 Al Kelly, double talk comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Sep 07 On this day in history 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 in the year 1966.
Sep 08 On this day in history "That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas premiers on ABC-TV
Sep 08 In the year 1966 star Trek makes its debut on NBC-TV.