Harman Patil

1966 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1966 in Turkey
Decades:  1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s

Events in the year 1966 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 13th Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

  • President
  • Prime Minister –Süleyman Demirel
  • Leader of the opposition -İsmet İnönü
  • Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party - Justice Party (AP)
  • Main opposition - Republican People’s Party (CHP)
  • Cabinet

  • 30th government of Turkey
  • Events

  • 3 January – First pipeline of Turkey between Batman and İskenderun
  • 16 January – Two letters exchanged between Turkish prime minister (in 1964) İsmet İnönü and US president Lyndon Johnson concerning Cyprus issue in 1964 were disclosed
  • 26 March – A report by a medical board stating that the president Cemal Gürsel, a victim of paralysis was unable to resume his work. (This eventually led to the election of Cevdet Sunay as the president.)
  • 29 May - Beşiktaş won the championship of Turkish football league.
  • 5 June – Turkish Senate 1/3 by elections
  • 28 June – 504 Turks in Erenköy enclave, Cyprus, sieged by Greek forces were evacuated.*
  • 19 August – Earthquake in Varto and the vicinity. Mote than 2000 deaths
  • 17 September - Unity Party was founded
  • 8 December - 65 soldiers in Dumlu died because of an accident.
  • Births

  • 16 May - Metin Şentürk, singer
  • 28 June - Şenay Gürler, actress
  • 20 June Fatma Şahin - mayor of Gaziantep and a former government minister
  • 16 July - Yıldız Tilbe, singer
  • 14 August - Tuncay Özkan, journalist
  • Deaths

  • 2 February Hacı Ömer Sabancı , a well known industrialist
  • 6 February Abdurrahman Nafiz Gürman , a former chief of staff
  • 14 February - Ahmet Esat Tomruk (İngiliz Kemal) (aged 74), former secret agent
  • 28 June - Fuat Köprülü former vice prime minister and academic
  • 14 September - Cemal Gürsel, former president
  • References

    1966 in Turkey Wikipedia


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