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Vietnamese trying to get into the American embassy compound 1975: Saigon surrenders

The war in Vietnam ends as the government in Saigon announces its unconditional surrender to the Vietcong.


President Nixon 1973: Nixon takes rap for Watergate scandal
President Richard Nixon takes responsibility for the Watergate scandal but denies any personal involvement.

The scene shortly after the bomb 1999: Dozens injured in Soho nail bomb
Two people are killed and at least 30 injured in the third nail-bomb attack in London in two weeks.

Monica Seles 1993: Tennis star stabbed
The world number one women's tennis player, Monica Seles, is stabbed in the back during a quarter-final match in Hamburg.

Anne Frank 1952: Anne Frank published in English
The British public gets the chance to read The Diary of a Young Girl, written by Anne Frank who hid from the Nazis in Holland during the war.

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Top Story 1992: LA in flames after 'not guilty' verdict
Top Story 1945: Germany announces Hitler is dead
Top Story 1997: Labour routs Tories in historic election
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