On this day in history...

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Postby Bunny Bagger » Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:48 am

1940 - The German airforce unleash a wave of heavy bombing raids on London, killing hundreds of civilians and injuring many more.
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Postby Bunny Bagger » Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:56 am

1950 - Rescuers say 116 miners trapped in Knockshinnoch Castle colliery in Scotland following a landslide are safe.
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Postby Bunny Bagger » Fri Sep 09, 2016 8:22 am

1988 - English cricket captain Graham Gooch and seven other members of his squad are refused visas to travel to India.
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Postby Bunny Bagger » Sat Sep 10, 2016 9:40 am

1973 - Scotland Yard hunts a teenage suspect after two bombs at mainline stations injure 13 people and bring chaos to central London.
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Postby Bunny Bagger » Sun Sep 11, 2016 2:22 pm

1980 - The Marlborough diamond is stolen from a London jewelers in a bold £1m robbery.
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Postby Bunny Bagger » Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:22 am

1959 - A massive Russian rocket, carrying 860lb (391Kg) of scientific instruments, is successfully launched at the Moon.
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Postby Bunny Bagger » Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:02 am

1980 - The bear (Hercules) who went missing on a Scottish island (Benbecula) while being filmed for a television commercial (Kleenex) is recaptured.
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Postby Bunny Bagger » Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:34 am

1981 - A teenage boy (Marcus Sarjeant) from Capel le Ferne,a village near Folkstone, Kent, who fired shots at the Queen last June pleads guilty to a charge under the 1848 Treason Act and is jailed for five years.
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Postby Bunny Bagger » Thu Sep 15, 2016 5:16 am

2000 - The fuel protests which have paralysed Britain for seven days are at an end.
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Postby Bunny Bagger » Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:05 am

1977 - Pop star Marc Bolan (Mark Feld) 29, is killed in a car crash in south-west London.
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