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  • La Paz, Bolivia
    Thursday Nov 3, 1966

    Che Guevara

    To La Paz

    La Paz, Bolivia
    Thursday Nov 3, 1966

    On November 3, 1966, Guevara secretly arrived in La Paz on a flight from Montevideo under the false name Adolfo Mena González, posing as a middle-aged Uruguayan businessman working for the Organization of American States.




  • England
    Monday Nov 7, 1966

    FIFA World Cup

    Stolen one

    England
    Monday Nov 7, 1966

    The 1966 World Cup, hosted by England, was the first to embrace marketing, featuring a mascot and official logo for the first time. The trophy was stolen in the run-up to the tournament but was found a week later by a dog named "Pickles".




  • California, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 8, 1966

    Ronald Reagan

    A Governor

    California, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 8, 1966

    California Republicans were impressed with Reagan's political views and charisma after his "A Time for Choosing" speech, and nominated him as the Republican party candidate for Governor in 1966, He was elected to his first term on November 8, 1966, with more than 57% of the vote, defeating two-term governor Edmund G. "Pat" Brown by nearly a million votes.




  • Georgia, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 8, 1966

    Jimmy Carter

    1966 Georgia gubernatorial election

    Georgia, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 8, 1966

    The 1966 Georgia gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1966. After an election that exposed divisions within the Georgia Democratic Party (giving the Georgia Republican Party a shot at the Governor's Mansion for the first time in the twentieth century), segregationist Democrat Lester Maddox was elected Governor of Georgia by the Georgia General Assembly. The voting also brought future President Jimmy Carter to statewide prominence for the first time.




  • Houston Astrodome, Houston, U.S.
    Monday Nov 14, 1966

    Muhammad Ali Clay

    Mohammad Ali vs Williams

    Houston Astrodome, Houston, U.S.
    Monday Nov 14, 1966

    Ali prepared to fight Cleveland Williams in the Houston Astrodome on November 14, 1966. Ali dominated Williams, winning a third-round technical knockout in what some consider the finest performance of his career.




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