Historical Events In 1966
Saturday, 28 March 2020
Apr 08 AFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner in the year 1966.
Apr 08 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 On this day in history anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 OAO 1, the first orbiting astronomical observatory, launched on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57
Apr 10 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 1966 river Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam
Apr 12 In the year 1966 rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck
Apr 12 On this day in history sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed
Apr 13 In the year 1966 pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s
Apr 13 Soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service on this day in history.
Apr 15 On this day in history joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81
Apr 15 In the year 1966 the Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"
Apr 16 On this day in history rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain
Apr 17 In the year 1966 100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1)
Apr 18 In the year 1966 bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics)
Apr 19 Roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon in the year 1966.
Apr 21 In the year 1966 emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica
Apr 22 Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4 in the year 1966.
Apr 25 In the year 1966 maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70
Apr 26 Arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach on this day in history.
Apr 28 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3 on this day in history.
Apr 28 On this day in history ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77
Apr 29 Eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85 in the year 1966.
Apr 30 In the year 1966 richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident
May 01 In the year 1966 last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley)
May 01 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational on this day in history.
May 01 Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting on this day in history.
May 01 US troops shooting targets in Cambodia on this day in history.
May 02 In the year 1966 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
May 03 In the year 1966 wylie Watson, dies at 77
May 04 In the year 1966 juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69
May 04 In the year 1966 soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR