Historical Events In 1966
Friday, 24 September 2021
Feb 27 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Emmerich Danzer Austria in the year 1966.
Feb 27 Minerva Urecal, actress (Apache Rose, Ghost Crazy), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 28 Cavern Club (Beatles hangout) in Liverpool closes in the year 1966.
Feb 28 In the year 1966 charles A Bassett II, astronaut, dies at 34, in a crash of T-38 jet
Mar 01 In the year 1966 ba'ath-party takes power in Syria
Mar 01 On this day in history first ever (crash) landing on Venus took place by the soviet probe Venus 3
Mar 01 On this day in history venera 3 becomes first man-made object to impact on a planet (Venus)
Mar 02 On this day in history 215,000 US soldiers in Vietnam
Mar 03 Alice Pearce, comedienne (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Mar 03 James Goldman's "Lion in Winter", premieres in New York NY on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1966 kwame Nkrumah flees Ghana to Guinée
Mar 03 Rock group Buffalo Springfield forms (Steven Stills, Neil Young, et al) in the year 1966.
Mar 03 Twister hits Jackson MS; 3 minutes after first sighting, 57 die in the year 1966.
Mar 04 In the year 1966 canadian Pacific airliner explodes on landing in Tokyo, 64 die
Mar 04 Canadian Pacific DC-8 explodes on landing at Tokyo, killing 64 people, including 18 Canadians on this day in history.
Mar 04 Demonstrators protest Vietnam war on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in the year 1966.
Mar 04 Janis Medins, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history john Lennon, says "We (Beatles) are more popular than Jesus"
Mar 04 On this day in history north Sea Gas was first pumped ashore by BP
Mar 04 On this day in history studebaker of Canada stops car production finally
Mar 05 On this day in history 75 MPH air currents cause BOAC 707 crash above Mount Fuji, 124 die
Mar 05 Anna Achmatova, Ukrainian poet, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Mar 05 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 06 In the year 1966 barry Sadlers' "Ballad of the Green Berets" becomes #1 (13 weeks)
Mar 06 Richard Hageman, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Mar 07 Department of Navy reorganized into present structure under CNO in the year 1966.
Mar 07 In the year 1966 in Northeastern China a 6..75 earthquake damaged thirty communes by the first shock indicating that about 300,000 Chinese were affected in the densely populated city of Singtai
Mar 07 Mamas & Papas "Monday Monday" hits #1 on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1966 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 08 "Golden Boy" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 569 performances on this day in history.
Mar 08 On this day in history an IRA bomb destroyed Nelson's Column in Dublin
Mar 08 Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame on this day in history.
Mar 09 In the year 1966 andrew Brimmer becomes first black Governor of Federal Reserve Board
Mar 10 5 time Horse of the Year, Kelso, retires in the year 1966.