Historical Events In 1966
Sunday, 26 September 2021
Mar 27 On this day in history anti Vietnam war demonstrations in US, Europe & Australia
Mar 27 In the year 1966 canada launches 158 kg. instrument package into upper atmosphere; to study aurora borealis; first all-Canadian space project, using Black Brant rocket.
Mar 27 Mien Labberton, Dutch poet, dies at 82 in the year 1966.
Mar 29 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" opens at Alvin NYC for 129 perfs in the year 1966.
Mar 29 In the year 1966 dow Brewery destroys 4,546,000 litres of beer after 16 people die in Quebec City area; 1 million gallons go down the drain.
Mar 29 On this day in history harry Daugherty, trombonist (Spike Jones & City Slickers), dies at 50
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 In the year 1966 25,000 anti war demonstrators march in New York NY
Mar 31 Labour Party wins British parliamentary election on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history uSSR launches Luna 10, first lunar orbiter
Apr 01 Karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89 in the year 1966.
Apr 01 On this day in history 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 In the year 1966 leading Liberal Andrew Peacock enters Australian federal parliament, winning Sir Robert Menzies' old seat of Kooyong in a by-election;
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 in the year 1966.
Apr 03 On this day in history luna 10 orbits Moon
Apr 03 In the year 1966 mickey Wright wins LPGA Venice Ladies Golf Open
Apr 03 On this day in history russel Crouse, US stagewriter (Life with Father), dies at 73
Apr 03 In the year 1966 tom Seaver, signs with the Mets for a reported $50,000 bonus
Apr 04 Canada starts five-year, $350,000 project to help increase wheat production in Kenya; an environmental fiasco in the year 1966.
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 Sven Fleuron, writer, dies at 91 in the year 1966.
Apr 05 WTVX TV channel 34 in Fort Pierce-Vero Beach FL (IND) 1st broadcast in the year 1966.
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 Mihir Sen swims the Palk Strait between Sri Lanka &India in the year 1966.
Apr 07 US recovers lost H-bomb from Mediterranean floor (whoops!) in the year 1966.
Apr 07 US recovers lost H-bomb from Mediterranean floor finally on this day in history.