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1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1966th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 966th year of the 2nd millennium, the 66th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1960s decade.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
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1966 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1966
MCMLXVI
Ab urbe condita2719
Armenian calendar1415
ԹՎ ՌՆԺԵ
Assyrian calendar6716
Bahá'í calendar122–123
Balinese saka calendar1887–1888
Bengali calendar1373
Berber calendar2916
British Regnal year14 Eliz. 2 – 15 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2510
Burmese calendar1328
Byzantine calendar7474–7475
Chinese calendar乙巳(Wood Snake)
4662 or 4602
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
4663 or 4603
Coptic calendar1682–1683
Discordian calendar3132
Ethiopian calendar1958–1959
Hebrew calendar5726–5727
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2022–2023
 - Shaka Samvat1887–1888
 - Kali Yuga5066–5067
Holocene calendar11966
Igbo calendar966–967
Iranian calendar1344–1345
Islamic calendar1385–1386
Japanese calendarShōwa 41
(昭和41年)
Javanese calendar1897–1898
Juche calendar55
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4299
Minguo calendarROC 55
民國55年
Nanakshahi calendar498
Thai solar calendar2509
Tibetan calendar阴木蛇年
(female Wood-Snake)
2092 or 1711 or 939
    — to —
阳火马年
(male Fire-Horse)
2093 or 1712 or 940

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September 30: Botswana formerly Bechuanaland, independence from United Kingdom as a republic and parliament democracy.

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  3. ^ "1966: Harold Wilson wins sweeping victory". BBC News. March 31, 1966. Archived from the original on March 7, 2008. Retrieved October 3, 2010.
  4. ^ Scutts, Colin (1976), Helicopter Gunships, p. 5. Marshall Cavendish. ISSN 0307-2886
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  6. ^ Van Staaveren, Jacob (2002). Gradual Failure: The air war over North Vietnam 1965-1966. DIANE Publishing. pp. 163–4. ISBN 9781428990180.
  7. ^ Aircraft Accident Report. West Coast Airlines, Inc DC-9 N9101. Near Wemme, Oregon Archived February 16, 2008, at the Wayback Machine, Adopted:December 11, 1967.
  8. ^ "Solved: the mystery of how AIDS left Africa". New Scientist: 20. November 3, 2007.
  9. ^ "Enrique Peña Nieto" (in Spanish). Busca Biografias. Archived from the original on May 31, 2019. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
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