On This Day

Year 1966 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 11 Military coup led by Indonesian General Suharto breaks out
  • Mar 26 Large-scale anti-Vietnam War protests take place in the United States, including in New York, Washington, D.C. and Chicago
  • Jun 29 Vietnam War: US planes bomb the North Vietnamese capital Hanoi and the port city of Haiphong for the first time
  • Jul 13 A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada founds the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Hare Krishna movement) in New York City
  • Nov 2 The Cuban Adjustment Act comes into force, allowing 123,000 Cubans opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the US
  • Dec 8 US and USSR sign treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons in outer space
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Historical Marriages

  • Mar 10 Dutch Crown Princess Beatrix (Queen Beatrix) marries German aristocrat Claus von Amsberg in Amsterdam
  • Jun 6 Socialite Claus von Bulow marries heiress Martha [Sunny]Sharp Crawford
  • Jul 6 American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 4th wife Nancy Hackett

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