1966 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728     
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 

October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

What Happened In Year 1966?

  • January 4, 1966 – A military coup takes place in Upper Volta (later Burkina Faso), dissolving the National Parliament and leading to a new national constitution.
  • January 12, 1966 – Lyndon B. Johnson states that the United States should stay in South Vietnam until Communist aggression there is ended.
  • January 21, 1966 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Horse in Chinese astrology.
  • February 2, 1966 – Pakistan suggests a six-point agenda with Kashmir after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.
  • February 4, 1966 – All Nippon Airways Flight 60 plunges into Tokyo Bay, killing 133.
  • February 23, 1966 – In Syria, Baath party member Salah Jadid leads an intra-party military coup that replaces the previous government of General Amin Hafiz, also a Baathist.
  • March 1, 1966 – Venera 3 Soviet space probe crashes on Venus becoming the first spacecraft to land on another planet’s surface.
  • March 4, 1966 – A Canadian Pacific Air Lines DC-8-43 explodes on landing at Tokyo International Airport, killing 64 people.
  • April 25, 1966 – The city of Tashkent is destroyed by a huge earthquake.
  • April 26, 1966 – A new government is formed in the Republic of Congo, led by Ambroise Noumazalaye.
  • May 16, 1966 – The Communist Party of China issues the “May 16 Notice”, marking the beginning of the Cultural Revolution.
  • May 25, 1966 – Explorer program: Explorer 32 launches.
  • July 6, 1966 – Malawi becomes a republic, with Hastings Banda as its first President.
  • August 23, 1966 – Lunar Orbiter 1 takes the first photograph of Earth from orbit around the Moon.
  • September 9, 1966 – The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act is signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • September 12, 1966 – Gemini 11, the penultimate mission of NASA’s Gemini program, and the current human altitude record holder (except for the Apollo lunar missions)
  • October 9, 1966 – Vietnam War: Binh Tai massacre
  • October 17, 1966 – Botswana and Lesotho join the United Nations.
  • November 24, 1966 – Bulgarian TABSO Flight 101 crashes near Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, killing all 82 people on board.
  • December 1, 1966 – The first Gävle goat, an annual Swedish Yule Goat tradition, is first erected in Gävle.

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