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1966
Ludiwig Erhard and his successor Kurt Georg Kiesinger
Ludwig Erhard (left) resigns as Federal Chancellor. Kurt Georg Kiesinger (right) will succeed him as Federal Chancellor of the grand coalition .
Logo of the Football World Cup 1966
At the football world championship in 1966 England becomes world champion.
Figure frieze of the summer house of a wealthy imperial official in Suzhou, China, damaged during the Cultural Revolution
The Cultural Revolution begins in the People's Republic of China . In the course of this, numerous architectural and cultural monuments are damaged or destroyed.
1966 in other calendars
From urbe condita 2719
Armenian calendar 1414-1415
Ethiopian calendar 1958-1959
Badi calendar 122-123
Bengali calendar 1372-1373
Berber calendar 2916
Buddhist calendar 2510
Burmese calendar 1328
Byzantine calendar 7474-7475
Chinese calendar
 - era 4662-4663 or
4602-4603
 - 60 year cycle

Wood Snake (乙巳, 42) -
Fire Horse (丙午, 43)

French
revolutionary calendar
CLXXIV - CLXXV
174-175
Hebrew calendar 5726-5727
Hindu calendar
 - Vikram Sambat 2022-2023
 - Shaka Samvat 1888-1889
Iranian calendar 1344-1345
Islamic calendar 1385-1386
Japanese calendar
 - Nengō (era): Shōwa 41
 - Kōki 2626
Coptic calendar 1682-1683
Korean calendar
 - Dangun era 4299
 - Juche era 55
Minguo calendar 55
Modern Olympics XVIII
Seleucid calendar 2277-2278
Thai solar calendar 2509

Events

Politics and world events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

Gundremmingen nuclear power plant

September

October

November

December

science and technology

First look at the earth

economy

Culture

Nelson's Column in Dublin (around 1916)

society

  • July 14 : Richard Speck leaves a nurses' home in Chicago where he murdered eight student nurses. A surviving woman who was in hiding then alerted the police about the serial killer and his act.
  • August 1st : Charles Whitman goes on a rampage. First he stabs his mother and wife to death, later kills 15 people and injures 66 others in and from the tower of the University of Texas in Austin, before being shot by police.

religion

Sports

For entries of athletics world records, see the respective discipline under athletics .

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Disaster .

Born

January

Andrea Berg , 2012

February

Kristin Otto
Christoph Maria Herbst, 2011
Cindy Crawford, 2009

March

Anne Will , 2008

April

May

Janet Jackson, 2006

June

July

Enrique Peña Nieto

August

September

Salma Hayek , 2012
Georg Hackl , 2005
Adam Sandler , 2011

October

Stefan Raab , 2010
Roman Abramovich, 2007

November

Ingo Steuer, 2014
Caroline Beil, 2014
DJ Marusha, 2009

December

Day unknown

Died

January

Sergei Pavlovich Korolev, 1938

February

Buster Keaton († February 1)

March

April

May

June

Hans Arp

July

August

Jan Kiepura († August 15)

September

October

November

December

Walt Disney († December 15)

Day unknown

Nobel Prizes

A Nobel Peace Prize was not awarded.

music

Individual evidence

  1. Chronicle House of History

Web links

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