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Jomo Kenyatta speaking in Nairobi, 1962 1978: Kenya's founding father dies

The Kenyan president, Jomo Kenyatta, dies aged 89 at his home in Mombasa.


IOC President Avery Brundage with Olympic logo in background 1972: Rhodesia out of Olympics
Rhodesia is thrown out of the Olympic Games with just four days to go before the opening ceremony in the German city of Munich.

John Stalker 1986: Police chief cleared of misconduct
Deputy chief constable of Greater Manchester police John Stalker is cleared of misconduct.

Bleak House, the home of Tony Martin 1999: Man in custody after burglary shooting
A 54-year-old farmer is arrested after a suspected burglar was killed at a farmhouse in Norfolk.

Harold Wilson 1966: ICI announces big nylon job losses
Britain's largest manufacturing company Imperial Chemical Industries announces 1,000 redundancies at its nylon-fibre producing factories.

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Top Story 1993: Michael Jackson accused of child abuse
Top Story 1944: Paris is liberated as Germans surrender
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