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Crown Prince Dipendra 2001: Nepal royal family massacred

The heir to the throne of Himalayan kingdom of Nepal massacres the royal family before turning the gun on himself.

Injured young boy 1993: Serb attack on football match kills 11
Serb forces shell a football match in Bosnia killing 11 people, including four children.

Former Rhodesia Prime Minister Ian Smith 1979: End of white rule in Rhodesia
Rhodesia formally ends nearly 90 years of white minority rule and declares it will now be known as Zimbabwe-Rhodesia

de Gaulle 1958: De Gaulle returns to tackle Algeria
France's General Charles de Gaulle is invited back to the helm as the crisis in Algeria threatens to bring civil war to France itself.

Stonehenge 1985: Hippies clash with police at Stonehenge
More than 300 people are arrested as police intercept a convoy of hippies going to Stonehenge.

1970: British Prime Minister hit by flying egg
The Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, has been hit in the face with an egg thrown by a Young conservative demonstrator.
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