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The scene after an IRA bomb exploded at the Aldershot headquarters of the Parachute Regiment, 1972: IRA bomb kills six at Aldershot barracks

Five women and an army priest are killed in an IRA bomb attack on army premises in Hampshire.

Soldier from British Tank Division patrols the desert north of Kuwait City 1991: Bush threatens Iraq with land war
The US President, George Bush, gives Iraq until 1700 GMT tomorrow to pull out of Kuwait or face the full force of the allies.

Dolly the sheep 1997: Dolly the sheep is cloned
A sheep named Dolly is cloned by scientists in Edinburgh and is being hailed as one of the most significant breakthroughs of the decade.

The SLA 1974: Hearst 'ransom' provokes violence
Fighting breaks out around food distribution points in California as newspaper tycoon Randolph Hearst pays a $2 million ransom for his kidnapped daughter Patty.

1986: Filipino coup leaders tell Marcos to go
Two senior members of the government take refuge in the defence ministry building after demanding President Marcos step down following controversial elections.

1955: American tennis star 'Little Mo' to quit
Maureen Connolly, one of America's greatest tennis players, is to retire from the sport after a horse-riding accident.
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