October to December, 1966
October : Hanoi insisted the United States must end its bombing in Vietnam before peace talks could begin. Joan Baez and 123 other anti-
November : Ronald Reagan became governor of California. Republican Edward Brooke of Massachusetts was the first African-
December : U.S. aircraft bomb Hanoi, North Vietnam, for the first time. Walt Disney, movie producer, actor and director, died in Los Angeles aged 65. The United States announced the allocation of 900,000 tons of grain to fight the famine in India. Serious race riots in Chicago, Cleveland and Brooklyn. The “Cultural Revolution” in China sees purge of established authorities by organised bodies of youths styling themselves as Red Guards”.