Historical Events In 1966
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Mar 10 Dutch crown princess Beatrix marries Claus von Amsberg in the year 1966.
Mar 10 Frederik "Frits" Zernike, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1953), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Mar 10 North Vietnamese capture US Green Beret Camp at Ashau Valley in the year 1966.
Mar 11 Military coup led by Indonesian General Suharto breaks out on this day in history.
Mar 12 Bobby Hull's 51st goal of season, sets record on this day in history.
Mar 12 Estelita Rodriguez, actor (Golden Stallion, Susanna Pass), dies at 37 in the year 1966.
Mar 12 Love's first album released "Love" on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1966 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 15 On this day in history 8th Grammy Awards Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Sintra and Streisand
Mar 15 In the year 1966 8th Grammy Awards: Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Sintra and Streisand
Mar 15 Abe Saperstein, founder (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Mar 15 Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles in the year 1966.
Mar 16 On this day in history "Man From Uncle" star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London
Mar 16 In the year 1966 gemini 8 launched with Armstrong &Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits
Mar 16 On this day in history on this day in 1966 General Motors produced its 100,000,000th car, an Oldsmobile Toronado
Mar 17 In the year 1966 south Africa government bans Defense and Aid Fund
Mar 17 US sub locates missing H-bomb in Mediterranean on this day in history.
Mar 17 Walter Lang, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1966.
Mar 18 On this day in history general Suharto forms government in Indonesia
Mar 18 Scott Paper begins selling paper dresses for $1 in the year 1966.
Mar 19 In the year 1966 "Pousse Cafe" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 3 performances
Mar 19 28th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Texas Western beats Kentucky 72-65 on this day in history.
Mar 19 28th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Texas Western beats Kentucky 72-65 on this day in history.
Mar 19 On this day in history belgium government of Vanden Boeynants begins
Mar 20 On this day in history in Uganda a 6.75 earthquake was the most destructive earthquake in recent African history, about 140 fatalities and hundreds of injuries were reported
Mar 21 Supreme Court reverses Massachusetts ruling that "Fanny Hill" is obscene in the year 1966.
Mar 22 In the year 1966 in Northeastern China a 6.75-7.0 earthquake occurred second one in a month the last was March 07.
Mar 23 First official meeting after 400 years of Catholic & Anglican Church on this day in history.
Mar 23 In the year 1966 johannes W Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie), dies at 82
Mar 24 Selective Service announces college deferments based on performance in the year 1966.
Mar 25 In the year 1966 beatles pose with mutilated dolls & butchered meat for the cover of the "Yesterday & Today" album, It is later pulled
Mar 25 Colin Campbell, actor (Leather Boys), dies at 83 in the year 1966.
Mar 25 In the year 1966 uS Supreme court rules "poll tax" unconstitutional
Mar 26 On this day in history operation Jackstay in Navy's first amphibious assault in Vietnam's inland waters