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1966 Historical Event(s)
- January 12, 1966 – Lyndon B. Johnson states that the United States should stay in South Vietnam until Communist aggression there is ended.
- January 17, 1966 – A B-52 bomber collides with a KC-135 Stratotanker over Spain, dropping three 70-kiloton nuclear bombs near the town of Palomares and another one into the sea in the Palomares incident.
- January 21, 1966 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Horse in Chinese astrology.
- March 10, 1966 – Military Prime Minister of South Vietnam Nguyen Cao Ky sacked rival General Nguyen Chanh Thi, precipitating large-scale civil and military dissension in parts of the nation.
- May 6, 1966 – Myra Hindley and Ian Brady are sentenced to life imprisonment for the Moors Murders in England.
- May 25, 1966 – The first prominent dàzìbào during the Cultural Revolution in China is posted at Peking University.
- June 19, 1966 – Shiv Sena a political party in India is founded in Mumbai.
- July 8, 1966 – King Mwambutsa IV Bangiriceng of Burundi is deposed by his son Prince Charles Ndizi.
- September 8, 1966 – The Severn Bridge is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II.
- September 15, 1966 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to a sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin, writes a letter to Congress urging the enactment of gun control legislation.
Who Were Born On 1966?
- January 10, 1966 – Jeremy Sims, Australian actor
- February 24, 1966 – Billy Zane, American actor
- February 27, 1966 – Donal Logue, Canadian actor
- May 5, 1966 – Shawn Drover, Canadian drummer (Megadeth)
- July 15, 1966 – Jason Bonham, English drummer (Bonham), son of John Bonham
- July 18, 1966 – Lori Alan, American actress
- July 20, 1966 – Enrique Peña Nieto, American politician
- October 15, 1966 – Jorge Campos, Mexican footballer
- November 22, 1966 – Ed Ferrara, American pro wrestler and commentator
- December 12, 1966 – Último Dragón, Japanese professional wrestler