Historical Events In 1966
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Dec 15 In the year 1966 walt Disney, animator, dies at 65, put in suspended animation
Dec 16 On this day in history beatles release "Everywhere it's Christmas" in the UK
Dec 17 On this day in history gustaf Paulson, composer, dies at 68
Dec 18 Dr Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" airs for 1st time on CBS in the year 1966.
Dec 18 Gene Gauntier, dies in Cuernavaca Mexico on this day in history.
Dec 19 In the year 1966 ehm Welk, writer, dies at 82
Dec 21 USSR launches Luna 13; soft-landed in Oceanus Procellarum on this day in history.
Dec 23 On this day in history britains rock TV show, "Ready Steady Go," last program
Dec 23 In the year 1966 hv Doderer, writer, dies at 70
Dec 24 "Joyful Noise" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 12 perfs on this day in history.
Dec 24 Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1966.
Dec 24 On this day in history luna 13 lands on Moon
Dec 24 On this day in history uSAF C144 military charter crashes near Binh Thai Vietnam kills 129
Dec 26 Ina Boudier-Baker, Dutch author (Poverty), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Dec 27 "At the Drop of Another Hat" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 105 perfs on this day in history.
Dec 28 On this day in history 13 die in a train crash in Everett Mass
Dec 29 In the year 1966 pirate Radio Phoenix, 1st transmission (Worcester, Mass)
Dec 30 Christian A Herter, US Min of Foreign affairs (1959-61), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Dec 31 Chief Nipo Strongheart, Native Amer actor (Pony Soldier), dies at 75 in the year 1966.
Dec 31 Monkee's "I'm a Believer" hits #1 and stays there for 7 weeks in the year 1966.
Dec 31 Pirate Radio 390 (Radio Invicata) off England, resumes transmitting in the year 1966.