1966

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Events

February

  • February 3: The Turkish government announces its intention to continue the banishment of members of the Greek community in Istanbul.
  • February 7: Several high-ranking police officers are indicted in the Grigoris Lambrakis assassination trial.

March

April

June

August

September

  • September 2: Christos Papanikolaou wins the silver medal (5.05m) in pole vault at the European Championships in Budapest. East German Wolfgang Nordwig, his worthy opponent in many major competitions, wins the gold medal (5.10m)
  • September 6: Dimitrios Tsafendas assassinates Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd of South Africa.

October

November

December

Births

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September

October

November


Deaths

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October

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December

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