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1966

12 Jan
UK politicians assaulted in Rhodesia

19 Jan
Indira Gandhi takes charge in India

21 Jan
Future of Monte Carlo rally in doubt

24 Jan
117 die in Air India tragedy

03 Feb
Soviets land probe on Moon

07 Feb
Hawaii hosts US-Vietnamese summit

09 Feb
New nuclear reactor for Dounreay

01 Mar
Britain to go decimal in 1971

03 Mar
BBC tunes in to colour

05 Mar
Passenger jet crashes into Mount Fuji

31 Mar
Harold Wilson wins sweeping victory

04 May
Doctors and dentists get huge pay rise

06 May
Moors murderers jailed for life

23 May
Emergency laws over seamen's strike

31 May
Vietnam Buddhist burns to death

02 Jun
First US space probe lands on Moon

06 Jun
Black civil rights activist shot

03 Jul
Arrests in London after Vietnam rally

15 Jul
Euston staff 'colour bar' ended

18 Jul
Nurses murder suspect charged

30 Jul
Football glory for England

13 Aug
China announces Cultural Revolution

22 Aug
ICI announces big nylon job losses

21 Oct
Coal tip buries children in Aberfan

22 Oct
Double-agent breaks out of jail

01 Nov
Viet Cong bombs Saigon


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