Historical Events In 1966
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Feb 04 All-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133 in the year 1966.
Feb 04 On this day in history gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90
Feb 05 BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island in the year 1966.
Feb 06 Johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1966.
Feb 09 Dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points on this day in history.
Feb 09 On this day in history sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79
Feb 09 In the year 1966 the National Hockey League announces it is doubling in size with a new West Division and six new teams
Feb 10 Billy Rose, US theater producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Feb 10 Harmel government in Belgium resigns in the year 1966.
Feb 13 On this day in history elio Vittorini, writer, dies
Feb 13 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 14 In the year 1966 australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps
Feb 15 Camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies in the year 1966.
Feb 16 Bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1966 end of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Australia WK
Feb 16 In the year 1966 france performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
Feb 16 Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 17 Frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Feb 18 Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94 on this day in history.
Feb 20 Author Valery Tarsis banished in USSR in the year 1966.
Feb 20 In the year 1966 chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80
Feb 21 On this day in history indonesia's President Sukarno fires General Nasution
Feb 22 Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1966 soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek, first 2-dog crew
Feb 23 Aldo Moro forms Italian government on this day in history.
Feb 23 Military coup in Syria ends Bitar government on this day in history.
Feb 23 Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda in the year 1966.
Feb 24 In the year 1966 coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana
Feb 24 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad
Feb 26 Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71 in the year 1966.
Feb 27 Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford Great Britain on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova & Protopopov of USSR
Feb 27 On this day in history ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US