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Pat Crerand (L), Matt Busby (C), George Best (R) 1968: Manchester Utd win European Cup

Manchester United become the first English club to win the European Cup beating Portuguese side Benfica by four goals to one.

Fans at the Heysel stadium in Brussels 1985: Fans die in Heysel rioting
Thirty-nine Juventus fans are crushed during rioting at the European Cup Final between Liverpool and Juventus in Brussels.

Ed Hilary and Sherpa Tenzing after returning from the summit of Everest 1953: Hillary and Tenzing conquer Everest
New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay become the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

An airport worker at Lod 1972: Japanese kill 26 at Tel Aviv airport
Three Japanese gunmen open fire at Lod International Airport in Israel, killing 26 people and injuring dozens more.

Pope John Paul II 1982: Pope makes historic visit to Canterbury
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Robert Runcie, welcomes Pope John Paul II to Canterbury Cathedral.

1984: Miners and police clash at Orgreave
Police use riot gear for the first time since the miners' strike began as they face the biggest picket to date.
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