Historical Events In 1966
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Apr 08 In the year 1966 aFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner
Apr 08 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79 in the year 1966.
Apr 09 Anaheim Stadium for Calif Angels opens in the year 1966.
Apr 09 On this day in history anaheim Stadium for the Calif Angels opens
Apr 09 OAO 1, the first orbiting astronomical observatory, launched in the year 1966.
Apr 09 Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57 in the year 1966.
Apr 10 On this day in history christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71
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 in the year 1966.
Apr 12 Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed in the year 1966.
Apr 13 Pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s in the year 1966.
Apr 13 In the year 1966 soviet Liner Alexandr Pushkin leaves Leningrad for Montreal as the USSR launches North Atlantic passenger service.
Apr 15 Joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81 on this day in history.
Apr 15 The Rolling Stones release "Aftermath" on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1966 rhodesian PM Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain
Apr 17 100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1) in the year 1966.
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 On this day in history emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica
Apr 22 In the year 1966 atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4
Apr 25 In the year 1966 maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Prayer for a Good End), dies at 70
Apr 26 On this day in history arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach
Apr 28 In the year 1966 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
Apr 28 Ralph Bunker, actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77 on this day in history.
Apr 29 Eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Apr 30 In the year 1966 richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident
May 01 Last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1966.
May 01 On this day in history uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia
May 02 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) in the year 1966.
May 03 Wylie Watson, dies at 77 on this day in history.
May 04 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
May 04 In the year 1966 soviet Government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR