Historical Events In 1966
Sunday, 16 February 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 In the year 1966 bBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island
Feb 06 On this day in history johan Algot Haquinius, composer, dies at 79
Feb 09 Dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points in the year 1966.
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 in the year 1966.
Feb 10 Harmel government in Belgium resigns on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1966 elio Vittorini, writer, dies
Feb 13 In the year 1966 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 14 Australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps in the year 1966.
Feb 15 In the year 1966 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 End of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Australia WK on this day in history.
Feb 16 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81
Feb 17 Frank Pettingell, actor (Becket, Up the Creek), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Feb 18 On this day in history anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94
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 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 In the year 1966 aldo Moro forms Italian government
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 In the year 1966 coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana
Feb 24 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 25 Syrian military coup under Hafiz al-Assad in the year 1966.
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 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US on this day in history.