This Day In History: 1966-03-20

1966 Football’s World Cup was stolen while on exhibition at Central Hall, Westminster, the solid gold Jules Rimet trophy disappeared while a church service was taking place in another part of the building. It was later found in time for England to win against Germany by Pickles, a cross-collie who won Dog of the Year and appeared on television, awarded a medal by the National Canine Defence League and received several other rewards.