Historical Events In 1966
Sunday, 01 August 2021
Oct 17 Soledad Jiminez, Spanish actor (Phantom ofthe Range), dies at 91 on this day in history.
Oct 18 "Apple Tree" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 463 performances in the year 1966.
Oct 18 Bill Nestell, US actor (Dangerous Venture), dies of heart attack at 73 in the year 1966.
Oct 19 Elizabeth Arden, US cosmetic manufacturer, dies on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history 144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfed a school in Aberfan S Wales
Oct 21 On this day in history 144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfs a school in S Wales
Oct 21 On this day in history gertrude Hoffman, actress (Mrs Odetts-My Little Margie), dies at 95
Oct 22 In the year 1966 hewlett Johnson, Red Deacon of Canterbury, dies
Oct 22 In the year 1966 uSSR launches Luna 12 for orbit around Moon
Oct 23 In the year 1966 claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88
Oct 25 Operation Sea Dragon logistics interdiction began in the year 1966.
Oct 26 In the year 1966 the first Pacific communications satellite launched, Intelsat 2
Oct 27 On this day in history nigel Haig, cricketer (England pace bowler in 5 Tests 1921-30), dies
Oct 28 Belgium's Gaston Roelants runs 12-4/5 miles in 1 hour on this day in history.
Oct 29 On this day in history national Organization of Women founded
Oct 29 The National Organization for Women is founded on this day in history.
Oct 29 [Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Manner Kater), dies at 83 in the year 1966.
Nov 01 William Dana in X-15 reaches 93 km on this day in history.
Nov 02 Mississippi John Hurt, rocker, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Nov 04 Flooding of Arno River (Italy) destroys countless art works on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1966 lunar Orbiter 2 launched by US
Nov 08 Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Nov 08 On this day in history edward W Brooke (Rep-R-MA) becomes first black elected to Senate
Nov 08 In the year 1966 edward W Brooke (Rep-R-Mass) becomes 1st black elected to Senate
Nov 08 On this day in history movie actor Ronald Reagan elected governor of California
Nov 08 In the year 1966 movie star Ronald Reagan is elected governor of California.
Nov 08 President Johnson signs anti-trust immunity to AFL-NFL merger on this day in history.
Nov 10 Jack Lynch becomes Irish premier in the year 1966.
Nov 11 On this day in history gemini 12 launched on 4-day flight
Nov 12 In the year 1966 dick The Bruiser beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champ
Nov 12 High schooler Robert Smith kills 7 for fame on this day in history.
Nov 12 Quincy Porter, US composer, dies at 69 in the year 1966.
Nov 13 In the year 1966 sandra Haynie wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
Nov 14 In the year 1966 muhammad Ali TKOs Cleveland Williams in 3 for heavyweight title