The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2022. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1966
- January 1, 1966 – After a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa assumes power as president of the Central African Republic.
- January 21, 1966 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Horse in Chinese astrology.
- February 14, 1966 – Australian currency is decimalised.
- March 16, 1966 – Launch of Gemini 8, the 12th manned American space flight and first space docking with the Agena target vehicle.
- May 15, 1966 – After a policy dispute, Prime Minister Nguyễn Cao Kỳ of South Vietnam’s ruling junta launches a military attack on the forces of General Tôn Thất Đính, forcing him to abandon his command.
- May 30, 1966 – The former Congolese Prime Minister, Évariste Kimba, and several other politicians are publicly executed in Kinshasa on the orders of President Joseph Mobutu.
- June 8, 1966 – An F-104 Starfighter collides with XB-70 Valkyrie prototype no. 2, destroying both planes during a photo shoot near Edwards Air Force Base. Joseph A. Walker, a NASA pilot, and Carl Cross, a United States Air Force test pilot, are both killed.
- October 9, 1966 – Vietnam War: Binh Tai Massacre
- October 17, 1966 – Botswana and Lesotho join the United Nations.
- November 8, 1966 – Former Massachusetts Attorney General Edward Brooke becomes the first African American elected to the United States Senate since Reconstruction.
Who Were Born On 1966?
- January 14, 1966 – Marco Hietala, Finnish singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer
- January 23, 1966 – Oleg Sakirkin, Kazakhstani triple jumper (d. 2015)
- April 29, 1966 – Phil Tufnell, English cricketer and radio host
- May 22, 1966 – José Mesa, Dominican-American baseball player
- June 8, 1966 – Yumi Morio, Japanese voice actress
- June 17, 1966 – Diane Modahl, English runner
- July 21, 1966 – Arija Bareikis, American actress
- July 31, 1966 – Dean Cain, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
- November 16, 1966 – Tahir Shah, English journalist, author, and explorer
- December 29, 1966 – Stefano Eranio, Italian footballer and coach