Historical Events In 1966
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Apr 08 In the year 1966 aFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner
Apr 08 On this day in history george Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79
Apr 09 Anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 On this day in history oAO 1, the first orbiting astronomical observatory, launched
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 in the year 1966.
Apr 10 On this day in history river Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam
Apr 12 Rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck on this day in history.
Apr 12 On this day in history sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed
Apr 13 On this day in history pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s
Apr 13 In the year 1966 soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service.
Apr 15 In the year 1966 joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81
Apr 15 In the year 1966 the Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"
Apr 16 In the year 1966 rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain
Apr 17 On this day in history 100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1)
Apr 18 Bill Russell became first black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics) in the year 1966.
Apr 19 Roberta Bignay becomes the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon in the year 1966.
Apr 21 Emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica on this day in history.
Apr 22 In the year 1966 atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4
Apr 25 Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70 in the year 1966.
Apr 26 Arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach in the year 1966.
Apr 28 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3 in the year 1966.
Apr 28 In the year 1966 ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77
Apr 29 On this day in history eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85
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 In the year 1966 mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational
May 01 In the year 1966 radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting
May 01 In the year 1966 uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia
May 02 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
May 03 Wylie Watson, dies at 77 on this day in history.
May 04 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1966.
May 04 In the year 1966 soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR