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(Die folgenden Informationen - Quelle: Wikipedia) January 1 – In a , Colonel coup Jean-Bédel Bokassa takes over as military ruler of the Central African Republic, ousting President David Dacko. January 2 – A wildcat strike by public transportation workers in New York City, led by Mike Quill, begins, designed to coincide with the beginning of Republican John V. Lindsay's mayoralty. (The strike ends on January 13.) January 3 – The first Acid Test is conducted at the Fillmore, San Francisco. January 4 A military coup occurs in Upper Volta (later Burkina Faso). The prime ministers of India and Pakistan meet in Moscow. A gas leak fire at the Feyzin oil refinery near Lyon, France, kills 18 and injures 82. January 10 January 11 January 12 – United States President Lyndon Johnson states that the United States should stay in South Vietnam until Communist aggression there is ended. January 13 – Robert C. Weaver becomes the first African-American Cabinet member, by being appointed United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. January 15 – A bloody military is staged in coup Nigeria, deposing the civilian government and resulting in the death of Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. January 17 January 18 January 19 – Indira Gandhi is elected Prime Minister of India; she is sworn in January 24. January 20 January 21 – Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro (died 1978) resigns due to a power struggle in his party. January 22 January 24 – Air India Flight 101 crashes into Mont Blanc, killing all 117 persons on board, including Dr. Homi J. Bhabha, chairman of the Indian Atomic Energy Commission. January 26 – Beaumont children disappearance: Three children disappear on their way to Glenelg, South Australia, never to be seen again. January 27 The British government promises the U.S. that British troops in Malaysia will stay until more peaceful conditions occur in the region. Britain's Labour Party unexpectedly retains the parliamentary seat of Hull North in a by-election, with a swing of 4.5% to their candidate from the opposition Conservatives, and a majority up from 1,181 at the 1964 General Election to 5,351. January 29 – The first of 608 performances of opens at the Palace Theatre in New York City. Sweet Charity January 31 – The United Kingdom ceases all trade with Rhodesia. February [ edit ] March – The DKW automobile ceases production in Germany.  March 1 March 2 – Kwame Nkrumah arrives in Guinea and is granted asylum. March 4 March 5 March 7 – Charles de Gaulle asks U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson for negotiations about the state of NATO equipment in France. March 8 March 9 – Ronnie, one of the Kray twins, shoots George Cornell (an associate of rivals The Richardson Gang) dead at The Blind Beggar pub in Whitechapel, east London, a crime for which he is finally convicted in 1969. March 10 March 11 March 12 – Bobby Hull of the Chicago Blackhawks sets the National Hockey League single season scoring record against the New York Rangers with his 51st goal. March 15 – Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles. March 16 – NASA spacecraft ( Gemini 8 David Scott, Neil Armstrong) conducts the first docking in space, with an Agena target vehicle. Paul Van Doren established the Vans shoe company in California. March 17 March 19 – The Texas Western Miners defeat the Kentucky Wildcats with five African-American starters, ushering in desegregation in athletic recruiting. March 20 – Football's Jules Rimet Trophy is stolen while on exhibition in London; it is found seven days later by a mongrel dog named " Pickles" and his owner David Corbett, wrapped in newspaper in a south London garden. March 22 – In Washington, D.C., General Motors President James M. Roche appears before a Senate subcommittee, and apologizes to consumer advocate Ralph Nader for the company's intimidation and harassment campaign against him. March 23 – Pope Paul VI and Michael Ramsey, the Archbishop of Canterbury, meet in Rome. March 26 – Demonstrations are held across the United States against the Vietnam War. March 27 – In South Vietnam, 20,000 Buddhists march in demonstrations against the policies of the military government. March 28 March 29 – The 23rd Communist Party Conference is held in the Soviet Union; Leonid Brezhnev demands that U.S. troops leave Vietnam, and announces that Chinese-Soviet relations are not satisfactory. March 31 May 1 – Floods occur on the Finnish coast. May 3 – Swinging Radio England and Britain Radio commence broadcasting on AM, with a combined potential 100,000 watts, from the same ship anchored off the south coast of England in international waters. May 4 – Fiat signs a contract with the Soviet government to build a car factory in the Soviet Union. A penumbral lunar eclipse took place on May 4, 1966, and was the 64th lunar eclipse of Lunar Saros 111. May 5 – The Montreal Canadiens defeat the Detroit Red Wings to win the Stanley Cup. May 6 The Moors murders trial ends with Ian Brady being found guilty on all three counts of murder and sentenced to three concurrent terms of life imprisonment. Myra Hindley is convicted on two counts of murder and of being an accessory in the third murder committed by Brady, and receives two concurrent terms of life imprisonment and a seven-year fixed term for being an accessory. The hit song " Paint It Black" by The Rolling Stones is released. May 7 – Irish bank workers go on strike. May 12 May 14 – Turkey and Greece intend to start negotiations about the situation in Cyprus. May 15 May 16 May 19 – Gertrude Baniszewski is found guilty of murdering and torturing Sylvia Likens and is sentenced to life in prison (she is released on parole in December 1985). May 20 – A narrow annular solar eclipse occurred on Friday, May 20, 1966, and was the 33rd solar eclipse of Solar Saros 137. The greatest eclipse occurred in Turkey or Greece. May 24 May 25 – Explorer program: is launched. Explorer 32 May 26 – Guyana achieves independence. May 28 May 29 – Azteca Stadium, as known well for sports venues in Mexico, officially opened in Mexico City, before 1968 Summer Olympics. May 31 – The Philippines reestablishes diplomatic relations with Malaysia. July – British gangster Charlie Richardson is arrested by police and sentenced to 25 years in prison in the following year for his part in the Torture Gang assaults. July 1 – Joaquín Balaguer becomes president of the Dominican Republic. July 3 July 4 July 6 – Malawi becomes a republic. July 7 – A Warsaw Pact conference ends with a promise to support North Vietnam. July 8 July 11 July 12 July 13 – The International Society for Krishna Consciousness is founded in New York City by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. July 14 Israeli and Syrian jet fighters clash over the Jordan River. Richard Speck murders 8 student nurses in their Chicago dormitory. He is arrested on July 17. Gwynfor Evans, President of Plaid Cymru, becomes Member of the United Kingdom Parliament for Carmarthen, taking the previously Labour-held Welsh seat at a by-election with a majority of 2,435 on an 18% swing, and giving Plaid Cymru its first representation at Westminster in its forty-one year history. July 16 – British Prime Minister Harold Wilson flies to Moscow to try to start peace negotiations about the Vietnam War (the Soviet government rejects his ideas). July 18 July 22 – Following the death of engineer Hsu Tsu-tsai in The Hague, the Chinese government declares Dutch delegate G. J. Jongejans persona non grata, but tells him not to leave the country before his fellow Chinese engineers have left the Netherlands. July 23 – Katangese troops in Stanleyville, Congo, revolt for several weeks in support of the exiled minister Moise Tshombe. July 24 – U.N. Secretary General U Thant visits Moscow. July 24 – A USAF F-4C Phantom #63-7599 was shot down by a North Vietnamese SAM-2 45 miles (72 km) northeast of Hanoi, in the first loss of a US aircraft to a Vietnamese SAM in the Vietnam War.  July 26 – Lord Gardiner issues the Practice Statement in the House of Lords, stating that the House is not bound to follow its own previous precedent. July 28 – The U.S. announces that a Lockheed U-2 reconnaissance plane has disappeared over Cuba. July 29 July 30 – England beats West Germany 4–2 to win the 1966 FIFA World Cup at Wembley after extra time. August 1 August 2 – The Spanish government forbids overflights of British military aircraft. August 5 August 6 August 7 – Race riots occur in Lansing, Michigan. August 10 An East German court sentences Günter Laudahn to life imprisonment for spying for the United States. Lunar Orbiter 1, the first U.S. spacecraft to orbit the moon, is launched. August 11 Indonesia and Malaysia issue joint peace declaration, formally ending the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation which began in 1963. The Beatles hold a press conference in Chicago, during which John Lennon apologizes for his "more popular than Jesus" remark, saying, "I didn't mean it as a lousy anti-religious thing." August 12 – Massacre of Braybrook Street: Harry Roberts, John Duddy and Jack Witney shoot dead 3 plainclothes policemen in London; they are later sentenced to life imprisonment. August 13 August 15 August 16 – Vietnam War: The House Un-American Activities Committee starts investigating Americans who have aided the Viet Cong, with the intent to make these activities illegal. Anti-war demonstrators disrupt the meeting and 50 are arrested. August 17 – Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Republic begin negotiations in Kuwait to end the war in Yemen. August 18 – Vietnam War – Battle of Long Tan: D Company, 6th Battalion of the Royal Australian Regiment, meets and defeats a Viet Cong force estimated to be four times larger, in Phuoc Tuy Province, Republic of Vietnam. August 19 – The 6.8 Varto earthquake affected eastern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX ( Violent), killing 2,394–3,000 and injuring 1,420–1,500. August 21 – Seven men are sentenced to death in Egypt, for anti- Nasser agitation. August 22 August 24 – The Doors record their self-titled debut LP. August 26 – The first battle of the South African Air Force and the South African Police with PLAN, the armed wing of the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), takes place at Ongulumbashe during Operation Blue Wildebeest, triggering the South African Border War which continues until 1989. August 29 – The Beatles end their US tour with a concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. It is their last performance as a live touring band. August 30 – France offers independence to French Somaliland (later Djibouti in 1977). September [ edit ] October [ edit ] November [ edit ] November 1 – The National Football League awards the league's sixteenth franchise to the city of New Orleans. The team would be named the New Orleans Saints. November 2 – The Cuban Adjustment Act comes into force, allowing 123,000 Cubans the opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the United States. November 4 – In Italy, a flood of the Arno River hits Florence, flooding it to a maximum depth of 6.7 m (22 ft), leaving thousands homeless and destroying millions of masterpieces of art and rare books. In addition, a severe tidal flood hits Venice. November 5 – Thirty-eight African states demand that the United Kingdom use force against the Rhodesian government. November 6 – Lunar Orbiter 2 is launched. November 8 November 10 – Seán Lemass retires as Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland to be replaced in the role by fellow Fianna Fáil member Jack Lynch. November 11 November 12 – A total solar eclipse occurred on Saturday, November 12, 1966, and was the 20th solar eclipse of Solar Saros 142. November 14 – Jack L. Warner sells Warner Bros. to Seven Arts Productions, which eventually becomes Warner Bros.-Seven Arts. November 15 November 16 – American doctor Sam Sheppard is acquitted in his second trial for the murder of his pregnant wife in 1954. November 17 November 21 – In Togo, the army crushes an attempted coup. November 24 November 26 November 27 – The Washington Redskins defeat the New York Giants 72–41 in the highest scoring game in NFL history. November 28 – Truman Capote's Black and White Ball ('The Party of the Century') is held in New York City. November 29 – The SS sinks in a storm on Daniel J. Morrell Lake Huron, killing 28 of 29 crewmen. November 30 – Barbados achieves independence. December [ edit ] December 1 December 2 – U Thant agrees to serve a second term as U.N. Secretary General. December 3 – Anti-Portuguese demonstrations occur in Macau; a curfew is declared the next day. December 5 – U.S. Supreme Court rules in that the Georgia House of Representatives must seat Julian Bond, having violated his Bond v. Floyd First and Fourteenth Amendment rights. December 6 – Bình Hòa massacre: Vietnam War. December 7 December 8 – The Typaldos Line's ferry SS sinks in rough seas, in the Heraklion Aegean Sea near Crete, leaving 217 dead. December 15 – Walt Disney dies while producing , the last animated feature under his personal supervision. The Jungle Book December 16 December 17 – South Africa does not join the trade embargo against Rhodesia. December 18 – , narrated by Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Boris Karloff, premiered on the CBS network, beginning an annual Christmas tradition in the United States. December 19 – The Asian Development Bank begins operations. December 20 – Harold Wilson withdraws all his previous offers to the Rhodesian government, and announces that he will agree to independence only after the founding of a Black majority government. December 22 – Prime Minister Ian Smith declares that Rhodesia is already a republic. December 24 – New York television station WPIX broadcasts its Christmas tradition, "The Yule Log" for the first time. December 25 – airs its final episode on Thunderbirds ITV with a Christmas special. December 26 – The first Kwanzaa is celebrated by Maulana Karenga, founder of Organization US (a black nationalist group) and later chair of Black Studies at California State University, Long Beach, from 1989 to 2002. December 31 Date unknown [ edit ] Konstantin Chernenko, later leader of the Soviet Union, becomes a candidate member of the Central Committee. Paramount Pictures Corporation becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Gulf+Western Industries, Inc. The Surrealist Movement in the United States is founded by Franklin and Penelope Rosemont. Lise Meitner and Otto Hahn are awarded the Fermi Prize. The Congress of the United States creates the National Council for Marine Resources and Engineering Development. Martin Richards designs the programming language BCPL. The World Buddhist Sangha Council is convened by Theravadins in Sri Lanka, with the hope of bridging differences and working together. The , a Jerusalem Bible Roman Catholic translation, is published in English. Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann publish . The Social Construction of Reality Long-term potentiation (LTP), the putative cellular mechanism of learning and memory, is first observed by Terje Lømo in Oslo, Norway. In or about this year, one person returning to Haiti from the Congo is thought to have first brought HIV to the Americas.  Chevrolet Camaro is introduced. Toyota Corolla is introduced since late November 1966. January [ edit ] January 1 January 2 – James Cantor, Canadian clinical psychologist and sexologist January 4 January 5 January 6 – Sharon Cuneta, Filipino actress, host and singer January 7 January 8 January 13 January 14 – Dan Schneider, American actor and producer January 15 – Rommel Fernández, Panamanian footballer (d. 1993) January 17 January 19 January 20 – Rainn Wilson, American actor January 22 – Jegath Gaspar Raj, Tamil Maiyam Founder January 24 – Jimeoin, Northern Irish-Australian comedian and actor January 25 – Ju Ping, Chinese host and voice actress January 28 January 29 – Romário, Brazilian footballer January 30 – Hans Tutschku, German composer January 31 February [ edit ] February 1 – Michelle Akers, American footballer February 3 – Jimmy Thunder, Samoan boxer February 4 February 5 – José María Olazábal, Spanish golfer February 6 – Rick Astley, British pop musician February 7 – Kristin Otto, German swimmer February 8 February 9 February 10 – Daryl Johnston, American football player February 11 – Cristina Elena Grigoraș, Romanian artistic gymnast February 13 – Neal McDonough, American actor February 16 – Martin Perscheid, German cartoonist February 17 February 18 – Richard A. Collins, British scientist and author February 20 – Cindy Crawford, American model and actress February 22 February 23 February 24 – Billy Zane, American actor February 25 February 26 February 27 – Alison Gertz, American AIDS activist (d. 1992) February 28 March 1 March 2 March 3 March 4 March 5 March 6 – Maurice Ashley, American chess grandmaster March 7 March 9 March 10 March 12 – Luis Milla, Spanish footballer March 13 – Chico Science, Brazilian musician (d. 1997) March 14 March 16 – Rodney Peete, African-American football quarterback March 17 – Espen Hammer, Norwegian philosopher March 18 March 19 – Nigel Clough, English footballer March 21 – Roy Niederhoffer, American hedge fund manager and philanthropist March 22 – Antonio Pinto, Portuguese long-distance runner March 25 March 26 – Michael Imperioli, American actor March 28 March 29 – Krasimir Balakov, Bulgarian footballer April 1 – Chris Evans, British radio disc-jockey April 2 April 3 April 4 April 7 – Zvika Hadar, Israeli entertainer April 8 April 9 – John Hammond, British weather forecaster April 11 – Lisa Stansfield, British soul singer April 13 – Ali Boumnijel, Tunisian footballer April 14 April 15 April 17 April 18 – Trine Hattestad, Norwegian athlete April 19 El Samurai, Japanese professional wrestler Oliver Welke, German television presenter, actor, comedian and sports journalist April 20 – David Chalmers, Australian philosopher April 22 April 25 April 26 – Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize–winning poet April 27 April 28 April 29 May 1 – Charlie Schlatter, American actor and voice actor May 3 – Firdous Bamji, Indian-American actor May 5 – Lyubov Yegorova, Russian cross-country skier May 6 May 7 May 8 May 9 – José Aarón Alvarado Nieves, Mexican professional wrestler (d. 1999) May 10 May 11 – Bill Ackman, American activist investor and hedge fund manager May 12 May 13 Nereus Acosta, Filipino politician, academician, and political scientist Janko Vučinić, Montenegrin boxer and politician (d. 2019) Cheryl Dunye, Liberian-born film director, producer, screenwriter, editor and actress Alison Goldfrapp, English musician, Goldfrapp. Darius Rucker, African-American country singer May 14 May 15 – Greg Wise, English actor and producer May 16 May 17 May 19 – Polly Walker, English actress May 20 – Joey Gamache, American boxer May 21 May 22 May 23 May 24 May 25 May 26 May 27 May 28 May 29 May 30 June 2 – Candace Gingrich, American LGBT rights activist June 3 – Wasim Akram, Pakistani cricketer June 4 – Cecilia Bartoli, Italian mezzo-soprano June 5 – Dwayne Hill, Canadian voice actor June 6 June 7 – Tom McCarthy, American film director and actor June 8 June 10 – Laura Silverman, American actress and voice actress June 13 – Grigori Perelman, Russian mathematician June 14 June 15 June 16 June 18 – Kurt Browning, Canadian figure skater June 19 – Samuel West, British actor June 21 – Rudi Bakhtiar, American journalist June 22 June 23 June 24 – Adrienne Shelly, American actress, film director and screenwriter (d. 2006) June 25 – Dikembe Mutombo, Congolese basketball player June 26 – Dany Boon, French comedian and filmmaker June 27 June 28 June 29 – Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, Indonesian politician and former governor of Jakarta June 30 September [ edit ] September 1 September 2 – Salma Hayek, Mexican-American actress September 4 – Yanka Dyagileva, Russian singer (d. 1991) September 6 September 7 September 8 – Carola Häggkvist, Swedish pop singer, Eurovision Song Contest 1991 winner September 9 September 11 – Holly Glynn, former unidentified decedent (d. 1987) September 12 September 13 – Louis Mandylor, Greek-Australian actor September 16 – Sean Frye, American child actor September 18 – Richard Grenell, American diplomat, civil servant, and media consultant September 19 – Soledad O'Brien, American television journalist and news anchor September 20 September 21 September 22 September 24 – Michael O. Varhola, American author and publisher September 25 – Jason Flemyng, English actor September 28 – Maria Canals-Barrera, American actress September 29 – Ben Miles, English actor October [ edit ] October 1 October 2 – Rodney Anoa'i, Samoan-American professional wrestler (d. 2000) October 3 – Rabbi Binyamin Ze'ev Kahane, Israeli settler leader (d. 2000) October 5 October 6 October 7 – Sherman Alexie, Native American author October 8 October 9 – David Cameron, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom October 10 October 11 October 12 – Brian Kennedy, Northern Irish musician and author October 13 – José Ángel Llamas, Mexican actor October 14 – Savanna Samson, American porn star October 15 October 16 – Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, American voice actress and director October 17 – Mark Gatiss, English actor, comedian, screenwriter, director, producer and novelist October 18 October 19 – Jon Favreau, American actor and director October 20 – Stefan Raab, German entertainer, television host, comedian, and musician October 22 – Valeria Golino, Italian-Greek film and television actress October 24 – Roman Abramovich, UK-based Russian billionaire businessman October 25 – Wendel Clark, Canadian hockey player October 26 – Steve Valentine, Scottish actor October 27 – Matt Drudge, American conservative journalist October 28 October 30 – Zoran Milanović, Croatian politician; Prime Minister (December 2011–January 2016) October 31 November [ edit ] November 1 – Jeremy Hunt, British politician November 2 November 3 – Joe Hachem, Lebanese-born Australian poker player November 8 – Gordon Ramsay, Scottish chef, restaurateur, and television personality November 9 – Lori Lively, American actress November 10 – Vanessa Angel, English model and actress November 11 November 13 – Susanna Haapoja, Finnish politician (d. 2009) November 14 – Curt Schilling, American baseball player November 15 – Rachel True, American actress November 16 November 17 November 19 November 21 – Troy Aikman, American sports commentator and former pro football player November 22 – Michael K. Williams, American actor November 23 November 24 – Juan Pablo Gamboa, Colombian actor November 25 November 26 – Garcelle Beauvais, Haitian-American actress, singer and former fashion model November 27 – Andy Merrill, American voice actor November 28 November 29 – John Bradshaw Layfield, American professional wrestler November 30 December [ edit ] December 1 December 3 – Adam Berry, American composer December 4 December 5 – Patricia Kaas, French singer and actress December 7 December 8 December 9 December 10 Montserrat Gil Torné, Andorran politician Kirsten Gillibrand, American politician; United States Senator (D-NY) Dave Harold, English professional snooker player Dana Murzyn, Canadian hockey player Julio Alberto Rodas Hurtarte, former soccer player Mateo Romero, Native American painter Gideon Sa'ar, Israeli politician Kadyrbek Sarbayev, foreign minister of Kyrgyzstan Martin Taylor, footballer coach Natee Thongsookkaew, Thailand footballer December 12 December 13 – Don Roff, American writer and filmmaker December 14 December 15 – Katja von Garnier, German film director December 16 – Dennis Wise, English footballer December 17 – Miloš Tichý, Czech astronomer December 19 December 20 – Ed de Goeij, Dutch footballer December 21 – Kiefer Sutherland, Canadian actor and film director December 22 December 23 – Cláudia Raia, Brazilian actress, dancer and singer December 24 – Diedrich Bader, American actor and voice artist December 25 – Stephen Twigg, British politician December 26 – Jay Yuenger, American musician and producer December 27 December 28 – Kaliopi, Macedonian singer-songwriter December 30 December 31 Date unknown [ edit ] January [ edit ] February [ edit ] February 1 February 3 – June Walker, American actress (b. 1900) February 5 – Louisa Martindale, British physician, writer, magistrate and prison commissioner (b. 1872) February 6 – Narcisa de Leon, Filipino film mogul (b. 1877) February 9 – Sophie Tucker, American singer (b. 1884) February 10 February 12 February 15 February 17 – Hans Hofmann, German-American painter (b. 1880) February 18 – Robert Rossen, American film director (b. 1908) February 20 – Chester W. Nimitz, American Navy admiral (b. 1885) February 25 – Victor Kravchenko, Soviet writer (b. 1905) February 26 – Gino Severini, Italian painter (b. 1883) February 28 April 1 – Brian O'Nolan, Irish humorist (b. 1911) April 2 – C. S. Forester, English author (b. 1899) April 3 – Battista Farina, Italian car designer (b. 1893) April 6 – Julia Faye, American actress (b. 1893) April 10 – Evelyn Waugh, English author (b. 1903) April 11 - William H. Pitsenbarger, United States Air Force Medal of Honour recipient (b. 1944) April 13 April 17 – Mario Serandrei, Italian editor and screenwriter (b. 1907) April 19 – Javier Solís, Mexican singer (b. 1931) April 20 – Prince Frederick of Prussia (b. 1911) April 21 – Sepp Dietrich, Nazi German military leader and SS commander (b. 1892) April 23 – George Ohsawa, Japanese dietist, founder of Macrobiotics (b. 1893) April 24 – Tino Pattiera, Yugoslav-born Italian tenor (b. 1890) April 29 – Eugene O'Brien, American actor (b. 1880) May 4 – Amédée Ozenfant, French painter (b. 1886) May 8 – Erich Pommer, German film producer (b. 1889) May 11 – Alfred Wintle, British army officer and eccentric (b. 1897) May 14 – Ludwig Meidner, German painter (b. 1884) May 15 May 20 – Carlos Arruza, Mexican bullfighter (b. 1920) May 21 May 22 – Tom Goddard, English cricketer (b. 1900) May 23 – Demchugdongrub, Mongolian politician (b. 1902) May 24 – Jim Barnes, English golf champion (b. 1886) May 25 – Vernon Sturdee, Australian general (b. 1890) May 26 – Don Castle, American actor (b. 1917) May 29 – James Woolf, British film producer (b. 1919) June 1 – Papa Jack Laine, American jazz musician (b. 1873) June 3 – Nicholas Straussler, Hungarian engineer (b. 1891) June 6 – Ethel Clayton, American actress (b. 1882) June 7 – Jean Arp, Alsatian sculptor, painter, and poet (b. 1887) June 8 – Anton Melik, Slovenian geographer (b. 1890) June 11 – Wallace Ford, English-born American actor (b. 1898) June 12 – Hermann Scherchen, Austrian conductor (b. 1891) June 15 – Sankichi Takahashi, Japanese admiral (b. 1882) June 19 – Ed Wynn, American actor and comedian (b. 1886) June 20 – Georges Lemaître, Belgian priest and astrophysicist (b. 1894) June 30 September [ edit ] September – Stepan Bogomyagkov, Soviet red army commander (b. 1890) September 3 – Fu Lei, Chinese translator (b. 1908) September 5 – Dezső Lauber, Hungarian sportsman and architect (b. 1879) September 6 September 11 – C. E. Woolman, American Airlines founder (b. 1889) September 14 September 17 – Fritz Wunderlich, German tenor (b. 1930) September 19 – Vladimir Grigoryevich Fyodorov, Soviet scientist and general (b. 1874) September 20 – Fritz Delius, German actor and artist (b. 1890) September 21 – Paul Reynaud, French lawyer and politician, 77th Prime Minister of France (b. 1878) September 26 – Helen Kane, American singer (b. 1904) September 28 September 30 – Te Kani te Ua, New Zealand tribal leader (b. 1892) October [ edit ] October 7 October 10 October 12 – Sergio Bernardini, Italian Roman Catholic layman and venerable (b. 1882) October 13 – Clifton Webb, American actor, dancer, and singer (b. 1889) October 16 – George O'Hara, American actor (b. 1899) October 17 – Cléo de Mérode, French dancer (b. 1875) October 18 – Elizabeth Arden, Canadian-born American beautician and cosmetics entrepreneur (b. 1878) October 23 – Claire McDowell, American silent screen actress (b. 1877) October 24 – Hans Dreier, German art director (b. 1885) October 26 October 28 – Robert Charpentier, French Olympic cyclist (b. 1916) November [ edit ] November 2 November 4 – Dietrich von Choltitz, Nazi German military governor of Paris in World War II (b. 1894) November 8 – Bernhard Zondek German-born Israeli gynecologist, developer of first reliable pregnancy test (b. 1891) November 9 – Jisaburō Ozawa, Japanese admiral (b. 1886) November 10 – Evelyn Sears, American tennis player (b. 1875) November 12 – Shakeb Jalali, Pakistani poet (b. 1934) November 13 – Esna Boyd, Australian tennis player (b. 1899) November 14 November 17 – James "Jabby" Jabara, American aviator, the first American jet fighter ace (b. 1923) November 19 – Arthur Haynes, English comedian (b. 1914) November 21 – Władysław Bortnowski, Polish historian and military commander (b. 1891) November 23 – Seán T. O'Kelly, 2nd President of Ireland (b. 1882) November 26 – Siegfried Kracauer, German writer, sociologist and critic (b. 1889) November 28 – Boris Podolsky, Russian-American physicist (b. 1896) December [ edit ] December 2 – Luitzen Brouwer, Dutch mathematician and philosopher (b. 1881) December 3 – Abd al-Rahman al-Rafai, Egyptian historian (b. 1889) December 4 – Maria Donati, Italian actress (b. 1898) December 6 – Juan Natalicio González, Paraguayan poet, 37th President of Paraguay (b. 1897) December 11 – Augusta Fox Bronner, American psychologist (b. 1881) December 14 December 15 – Walt Disney, American animated film producer and founder of The Walt Disney Company and Disneyland Resort (b. 1901) December 19 – Betty Kuuskemaa, Estonian actress (b. 1879) December 20 – Arturo Riccardi, Italian general (b. 1878) December 22 December 23 – David J. Stewart, American actor (b. 1915) December 26 – Husayn Al-Khalidi, Jordanian statesman, 29th Prime Minister of Jordan (b. 1895) December 27 – Guillermo Stábile, Argentine football player and manager (b. 1905) December 30 – Christian Herter, United States Secretary of State (b. 1895) Nobel Prizes [ edit ] References [ edit ]
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