Khartoum Conference of Arab Leaders
George Habash forms Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
Golda Meir becomes Prime Minister of Israel; Nixon elected President of the U.S.
Egyptian-Israeli cease-fire along Suez Canal
Nasser dies; succeeded by Anwar Sadat
U.S. joins Baghdad Pact
Ben-Gurion retires as Prime Minister and head of Mapai party; succeeded as Prime Minister by Levi Eshkol
Arab League summit held in Cairo to consider response to Israeli water diversion project from Lake Tiberias; PLO created
U.S. initiates massive bombing of North Vietnam
Nasser permits Vietnamese Liberation Front to open office in Cairo
Israel bombs Syrian water diversion project
Nov. 13, 1966
Israeli raid on Samua in West Bank, Jordan
Nasser orders Egyptian forces into Sinai
Israeli cabinet approves Dayans war plan
Israel attacks Egypt, inaugurating 6-day-war which ends June 10
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