Historical Events In 1966
Saturday, 28 March 2020
Mar 27 On this day in history anti Vietnam war demonstrations in US, Europe & Australia
Mar 27 On this day in history canada launches 158 kg. instrument package into upper atmosphere; to study aurora borealis; first all-Canadian space project, using Black Brant rocket.
Mar 27 On this day in history mien Labberton, Dutch poet, dies at 82
Mar 29 In the year 1966 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" opens at Alvin NYC for 129 perfs
Mar 29 Dow Brewery destroys 4,546,000 litres of beer after 16 people die in Quebec City area; 1 million gallons go down the drain in the year 1966.
Mar 29 Harry Daugherty, trombonist (Spike Jones & City Slickers), dies at 50 on this day in history.
Mar 29 Muhammad Ali beats Canadian George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1966.
Mar 30 Barbra Streisand stars on "Color Me Barbra" special on CBS on this day in history.
Mar 30 Erwin Piscator, German director (Plebeians test rebellion), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Mar 31 25,000 anti war demonstrators march in New York NY on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1966 labour Party wins British parliamentary election
Mar 31 USSR launches Luna 10, first lunar orbiter in the year 1966.
Apr 01 Karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89 in the year 1966.
Apr 01 In the year 1966 the command, US Naval Forces Vietnam established
Apr 02 In the year 1966 cecil Scott Forester, English author (Horatio Hornblower), dies at 66
Apr 02 Death of Cecil Scott Forester, author of the Captain Hornblower novels, and The African Queen on this day in history.
Apr 02 Leading Liberal Andrew Peacock enters Australian federal parliament, winning Sir Robert Menzies' old seat of Kooyong in a by-election; in the year 1966.
Apr 02 Soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes 1st spacecraft to orbit Moon on this day in history.
Apr 02 In the year 1966 soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes first spacecraft to orbit Moon
Apr 02 Soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes spacecraft to orbit Moon on this day in history.
Apr 03 Luna 10 orbits Moon in the year 1966.
Apr 03 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Venice Ladies Golf Open in the year 1966.
Apr 03 In the year 1966 russel Crouse, US stagewriter (Life with Father), dies at 73
Apr 03 Tom Seaver, signs with the Mets for a reported $50,000 bonus on this day in history.
Apr 04 Canada starts five-year, $350,000 project to help increase wheat production in Kenya; an environmental fiasco on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1966 pirate Radio Scotland changes name to Radio Ireland
Apr 04 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Apr 05 On this day in history sven Fleuron, writer, dies at 91
Apr 05 On this day in history wTVX TV channel 34 in Fort Pierce-Vero Beach FL (IND) 1st broadcast
Apr 06 Julia Faye, actress (10 Commandments. Samson & Delilah), dies at 73 in the year 1966.
Apr 06 In the year 1966 lester Bowles L. B. Pearson 1897-1972 announces plans to promote bilingualism in the public service. (very expensive)
Apr 06 On this day in history mihir Sen swims the Palk Strait between Sri Lanka &India
Apr 07 On this day in history uS recovers lost H-bomb from Mediterranean floor (whoops!)
Apr 07 US recovers lost H-bomb from Mediterranean floor finally on this day in history.