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1972: Army kills 13 in civil rights protest
British troops open fire on a crowd of demonstrators in the Bogside district of Londonderry in the worst day of the current crisis so far.

1965: Last farewell to Churchill
Thousands of people pay their last respects to Britain's greatest wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill who is buried today after a full state funeral.

2003: 'Shoe bomber' jailed for life
British-born Richard Reid is sentenced to life in jail for trying to bomb an American Airlines flight carrying 197 people.

1952: Korea truce talks hit stalemate
Truce talks aimed at ending fighting in the Korean War are deadlocked.


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