Historical Events In 1966
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Feb 04 All-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 06 In the year 1966 johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79
Feb 09 In the year 1966 dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points
Feb 09 In the year 1966 sophie Tucker, Russ/US singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79
Feb 09 The National Hockey League announces it is doubling in size with a new West Division and six new teams in the year 1966.
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 Elio Vittorini, writer, dies on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 14 Australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps in the year 1966.
Feb 15 On this day in history camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies
Feb 16 Bob Cowper makes 307 vs England at the MCG, 727 minute s, 20 fours in the year 1966.
Feb 16 In the year 1966 end of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Australia WK
Feb 16 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria in the year 1966.
Feb 16 In the year 1966 hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81
Feb 17 In the year 1966 frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74
Feb 22 Soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek, first 2-dog crew in the year 1966.
Feb 23 Aldo Moro forms Italian government in the year 1966.
Feb 23 On this day in history military coup in Syria ends Bitar government
Feb 23 Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda in the year 1966.
Feb 24 Coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana in the year 1966.
Feb 24 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1966.
Feb 25 In the year 1966 syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad
Feb 26 In the year 1966 minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71
Feb 27 Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford Great Britain on this day in history.
Feb 27 Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova & Protopopov of USSR on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1966 ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US