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|Timeline for 1966|
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In this year, a time machine crashed on Earth. It was found by Robert, who spent the next thirty years time travelling. The First Doctor returned him to this year at Christmas to take his dying brother Christopher's place. (PROSE: The Little Drummer Boy)
In March, the World Cup trophy was stolen by a goldsmith. He stole the trophy to get gold to repair an alien ship that crashed. The First Doctor, Steven Taylor, and Dodo Chaplet found the trophy and helped the aliens leave Earth. The Doctor left the trophy in a bag in a street and it was discovered a few minutes later. (AUDIO: This Sporting Life)
Sometime during the summer, the World Cup was held in England, with the hosts winning (AUDIO: Changing of the Guard; PROSE: The Rag & Bone Man's Story, Extra Time) 4-2 against West Germany. Igrix changed history so that England won 5-2, but after stopping Igrix' plans, the Ninth Doctor mentioned that he "oughta fix" the extra goal. (COMIC: The Love Invasion) The Eleventh Doctor, Amy Pond, and Rory Williams attended the game. (COMIC: They Think It's All Over)
On 20 July, the First Doctor and Dodo Chaplet arrived in London and battled the War Machines. The Doctor left with new companions Polly Wright and Ben Jackson. (TV: The War Machines) After defeating WOTAN, the Doctor checked to see if the Hand of Omega had been buried in Shoreditch Cemetery as per his instructions in November 1963, only to discover that it has been removed. He determined that his future self would arrive at an earlier point in order to deal with it. (PROSE: The Rag & Bone Man's Story)
Also on 20 July, the Second Doctor, Ben, Polly and Jamie McCrimmon became involved with the schemes of the Chameleons at Gatwick Airport. Ben and Polly decided to stay behind in their own time. (TV: The Faceless Ones) Meanwhile, the Daleks stole the TARDIS. (TV: The Evil of the Daleks)
Sometime after Ben and Polly returned to Earth, the Ninth Doctor and Rose Tyler visited London, where the Kustollon Igrix planned to change history by firing at the Moon, preventing humanity from having a space programme and ultimately meeting and fighting the Kustollons. The Doctor and Rose turned Igrix' artificial Lend-a-Hand girls into humans using a virus containing genetic information from Rose, and also gave Igrix' organic spaceship humanity by spraying the virus at it, stopping his plans, and making the spaceship wish to explore the universe. (COMIC: The Love Invasion)
In August, (PROSE: Who Killed Kennedy) the Great Intelligence attacked London through the London Underground. London was evacuated and web from the underground began rising into the streets. The Intelligence was defeated by the Second Doctor, Jamie McCrimmon, Victoria Waterfield, and Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart. (TV: The Web of Fear) The "London Event" was covered up by the government as an industrial nerve gas leak. (PROSE: Who Killed Kennedy)
The Fifth Doctor dropped off his companions Peri Brown and Erimem in Monte Carlo and instructed them to prevent the Veiled Leopard from being stolen while the Seventh Doctor's companions Ace and Hex were simultaneously trying to steal it. However, the two sets of companions did not interact and remained ignorant of what they had in common. (AUDIO: The Veiled Leopard)
While in a bubble prison, Iris Wildthyme imagined attending a party hosted by Warhol in London. Other guests included Mick Jagger, Twiggy (with whom Iris had a feud), Jimmy Page and Julie Christie. (AUDIO: Whatever Happened to Iris Wildthyme?)