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    Waht happened in this day ?

    these programs state the most important historical events of a specific day, i found them very interesting since they try to keep this balance of past-present-future in humans' life


    so here, in this thread, i will try to do the same and mention the major historical events of everyday
    and of course everybody can participate by adding events,comments...ect


    thank you

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    Re: Waht happened in this day ?

    10 February

    1996: Docklands bomb ends IRA ceasefire
    The IRA admit planting the bomb that exploded in the Docklands area
    of London last night.


    1983: British police on trail of mass murderer
    Police launch a mass murder investigation in London after discovering
    human remains in drains.

    1962: Russia frees US spy plane pilot
    American spy plane pilot Captain Francis "Gary" Powers is freed from
    prison in the Soviet Union in exchange for a Russian spy jailed in the US.

    1952: India passes first test of democracy
    Independent India's first general elections pass off peacefully,
    and return Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru to power.

    1955: US evacuates Pacific islands
    The American Navy has moved thousands of people from the Chinese
    Nationalist Tachen Islands.

    2005: Charles and Camilla to be married
    The Prince of Wales and long-term partner Camilla Parker Bowles
    are engaged, Clarence House announces.


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    7 February
    1945: Black Sea talks plan defeat of Germany

    8 February
    1952: New Queen proclaimed for UK

    9 February
    1950: McCarthy launches anti-red crusade

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    11 February


    1990: Freedom for Nelson Mandela
    Leading anti-apartheid campaigner Nelson Mandela has been
    freed from prison in South Africa after 27 years.


    1956: 'Cambridge spies' surface in Moscow
    Two British diplomats, Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean,
    who vanished in mysterious circumstances five years
    ago re-appear in the Soviet Union.


    1979: Victory for Khomeini as army steps aside
    Supporters of the Ayatollah Khomeini appear to be in control
    of the Iranian capital, Tehran tonight.


    1976: John Curry skates to Olympic gold
    Figure skater John Curry wins Britain's first Olympic gold
    in the sport - and the country's first medal at the winter games for 12 years.


    1975: Tories choose first woman leader
    The British Conservative Party chooses
    Margaret Thatcher as its new leader.


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    12 February

    1989: Belfast lawyer Finucane murdered
    Leading solicitor Pat Finucane is shot dead at his home in north Belfast
    in front of his wife and children.


    1964: Deaths follow Cyprus truce breach
    Fighting between ethnic Turks and Greeks in the disputed island of Cyprus
    has left at least 16 people dead.


    1994: Art thieves snatch Scream

    One of the world's best-known paintings, The Scream by Edvard Munch,
    is stolen from a museum in Norway.


    1954: New authority for atomic energy
    A new body is established to control the production and development
    of atomic energy in the UK.


    1999: Scientists highlight hazards of GM food
    A group of international scientists reinforces warnings that genetically
    modified food may be damaging to health.



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    13 February


    1991: US bombers strike civilians in Baghdad
    Hundreds of Iraqi civilians are killed and wounded in Baghdad by American bombers.


    1961: Ex-Congo PM declared dead
    Officials in the Congolese province of Katanga declare former Prime Minister
    Patrice Lumumba dead.

    2001: Landmark Aids case begins in Scotland
    A man goes on trial in Glasgow for knowingly infecting a woman with the HIV virus
    in a case believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland.


    1978: Ford makes her ITN debut
    Tomorrow's World presenter Anna Ford has been officially announced as ITN's
    first female newsreader.

    1975: Miners set for 35 per cent pay rises
    British mineworkers' leaders agree to accept the coal board's latest pay
    offer of up to 35%.


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    14 February


    1945: Thousands of bombs destroy Dresden
    British and US bombers pound the ancient German city of Dresden with high
    explosives and incendiaries.


    1993: Missing two-year-old found dead
    Police confirm a body found on a railway embankment in Merseyside is that
    of missing toddler James Bulger.


    1984: British ice couple score Olympic gold
    British figure skating couple Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean skate off
    with a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo after dancing to Ravel's Bolero.


    2005: Explosion kills former Lebanon PM
    Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri is killed by a car bomb explosion in Beirut.


    1989: Ayatollah sentences author to death
    Iranian Muslim leader Ayatollah Khomeini issues a death threat against British
    author Salman Rushdie and his publishers over the book Satanic Verses.



    1997: Lawrence 'killed by racists'
    Jurors at the inquest into the death of Stephen Lawrence have decided the
    black teenager was unlawfully killed "in a completely unprovoked racist attack
    by five white youths".


    1974: Russian author charged with treason
    Soviet authorities formally charge Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn with
    treason a day after forcing him to leave the USSR.



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    15 February
    1961: Belgian jet crashes seconds before landing
    At least 73 people are killed when a Boeing 707 jet airliner crashes at Berg,
    near Brussels airport.


    1971: D-Day delivers new UK currency
    The British Government launches a new decimal currency across the country.


    1989: Soviet troops pull out of Afghanistan
    Soviet troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan, nine years after they invaded the country.


    1942: Singapore forced to surrender
    British forces in Singapore surrender to the Japanese - seven days after enemy troops
    first stormed the island.


    1952: King George VI is laid to rest
    King George is buried at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle after a solemn
    procession through London.


    1986: Printers and police clash in Wapping
    Eight police officers are injured in the worst outbreak of violence yet outside
    the News International printing plant in Wapping, east London.


    1996: Arms-to-Iraq report published
    The long-awaited report into the sale of arms-to-Iraq in the 1980s is published
    and contains strong criticisms of the ministers involved.

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    16 February





    1959: Castro sworn in as Cuban PM
    Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro becomes the country's youngest ever premier.


    2001: Serbs killed in Kosovo pilgrimage
    At least seven Serbs are killed in a bomb attack on a bus making its way to a
    religious ceremony in Kosovo.


    1985: Falklands' row civil servant resigns
    Ministry of Defence assistant secretary Clive Ponting resigns from his post over
    the Belgrano affair.


    1972: Miners' strike turns off the lights
    Many homes and businesses will be without electricity for up to nine hours a day
    from today, the Central Electricity Generating Board has announced.


    1965: Beeching plans for 'bloated' railways
    A second report from British Railways Board chairman Dr Richard Beeching outlines
    transport needs for the next 25 years.


    2005: Kyoto Protocol comes into force
    The Kyoto Protocol that aims to slow down global warming takes effect but the US
    remains outside it.


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    Re: Waht happened in this day ?

    what is "ect" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tunimax View Post
    these programs state the most important historical events of a specific day, i found them very interesting since they try to keep this balance of past-present-future in humans' life


    so here, in this thread, i will try to do the same and mention the major historical events of everyday
    and of course everybody can participate by adding events,comments...ect


    thank you

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    Re: Waht happened in this day ?

    i make this thread so that everyone involved please do not hesitate


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