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04 Feb Soldiers and children killed in coach bombing

07 Feb Heath calls snap election over miners

08 Feb Americans end outer space marathon

14 Feb Russian author charged with treason

15 Feb No hope of survivors from missing Gaul trawler

03 Mar Turkish jet crashes killing 345

06 Mar Miners' strike comes to an end

11 Mar 'Anti-IRA spies' break out of jail

15 Mar Architect jailed over corruption

25 Apr Rebels seize control of Portugal

15 May Teenagers die in Israeli school attack

16 May Dozens die as Israel retaliates for Ma'alot

17 May Bombs devastate Dublin and Monaghan

19 May Giscard d'Estaing voted French president

28 May Strikes topple NI power-sharing body

15 Jun Man dies in race rally clashes

17 Jun IRA bombs parliament

24 Jun Labour rift over nuclear test

29 Jun First female president for Argentina

12 Jul Shankly quits Liverpool

17 Jul Bomb blast at the Tower of London

21 Jul Cyprus conflict spills into London

23 Jul Greek military rule gives in to democracy

24 Jul Nixon 'must hand over Watergate tapes'

30 Jul Peace deal for Cyprus

08 Aug President Nixon to resign from office

09 Aug Ford takes over as Nixon quits

25 Aug Human cannonball misses target

29 Aug Rock fans clash with police at festival

02 Oct Cannabis 'causes brain damage'

05 Oct Four dead in Guildford bomb blasts

11 Oct Labour scrapes working majority

16 Oct Maze prison goes up in flames

22 Oct Bomb blast in London club

28 Oct Minister's wife survives bomb attack

04 Nov M62 bomber jailed for life

08 Nov Police hunt Lord Lucan after murder

08 Nov Man jailed for forging PM's signature

21 Nov Birmingham pub blasts kill 19

24 Nov Six charged over Birmingham pub bombs

15 Dec New speed limit to curb fuel use

18 Dec Compensation for Bloody Sunday victims

22 Dec Heath's home is bombed

24 Dec 'Drowned' Stonehouse found alive

25 Dec Cyclone Tracy leaves Darwin devastated
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