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President Clinton smiles as Yitzhak Rabin (L) and King Hussein of Jordan shake hands 1994: Israel and Jordan make peace

At a ceremony in the desert witnessed by US President Clinton, Jordan and Israel sign a peace agreement ending 46 years of war.

President Park Chung Hee 1979: South Korean President killed
The President of South Korea, Park Chung Hee, is "accidentally" shot dead by the chief of his intelligence service, Kim Jea Kyu.

Demonstrators climbing on to tank 1956: Fighting spreads in Hungary revolution
The Hungarian Prime Minister, Imre Nagy, appeals for calm as demonstrators battle with Soviet troops.

A BSE infected cow 2000: Ministers 'misled' public on BSE
The long awaited report into the spread of BSE or "mad cow disease" and its fatal human equivalent, vCJD, criticises officials, scientists and government ministers.

Winston Churchill 1951: Churchill wins general election
The Conservatives defeat Labour in the general election by a small majority making Winston Churchill prime minister for the second time.

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Top Story 1956: Hungarians rise up against Soviet rule
Top Story 1945: United Nations Organisation is born
Top Story 1983: US troops invade Grenada
Top Story 1978: Gunman runs amok in West Midlands
Top Story 1962: World relief as Cuban missile crisis ends
Top Story 1999: Super-cyclone wreaks havoc in India
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