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Pub just after the explosion 1974: Birmingham pub blasts kill 19

Two bombs explode in central Birmingham pubs, killing 19 and injuring over 180.

Slobodan Milosevic and Richard Holbrooke 1995: Balkan leaders agree to peace
The United States brokers a peace settlement for Bosnia Herzegovina in Dayton, to be enforced by 60,000 Nato troops.

Ayatollah Khomeini (copyright: AP) 1979: Mob destroys US embassy in Pakistan
A mob in the Pakistani capital Islamabad burns the US Embassy to the ground in a five-hour attack in which a US marine is killed.

Fred Peart 1967: Foot-and-mouth slaughter rate soars
The number of animals slaughtered in the latest epidemic of foot-and-mouth disease reaches a record high of 134,000.

Michael Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan 1985: Superpowers aim for 'safer world'
The Geneva summit between the US and the Soviet Union ends in optimism but with no agreement on the "Star Wars" space defence system.

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