ON THIS DAY    13 July      Graphics version >>   BBC News >>
Search ON THIS DAY by date   
  Go back one day Go forward one day

Front Page |  Years |  Themes |  Witness
1985: Live Aid makes millions for Africa
The Live Aid concert for the starving in Africa, the world's biggest rock festival held in London and Philadelphia, raises 30m.

1955: Ruth Ellis hanged for killing lover
Convicted murderer Ruth Ellis is hanged at Holloway Prison, London.

1971: Death for Moroccan rebel leaders
Ten army officers involved in an aborted coup in Morocco have been executed.

2001: Family demand inquiry into police shooting
The family of a mentally ill man shot dead by police in Liverpool last night demands a public inquiry.

1993: Green light for Manchester Olympics
Officials in Manchester bidding to hold the 2000 Olympic Games have been told their chances are "very, very high".


Around this Day

10 July
Top Story: 1940: Luftwaffe launches Battle of Britain

11 July
Top Story: 1995: Serbs overrun UN 'safe haven'

12 July
Top Story: 1986: Orange Parade sparks riots

14 July
Top Story: 1958: Coup in Iraq sparks jitters in Middle East

15 July
Top Story: 1995: Serbs force Muslims out of Srebrenica

16 July
Top Story: 1945: Allied leaders gather at Potsdam


Search ON THIS DAY by date   
  Go back one day Go forward one day

Front Page |  Years |  Themes |  Witness
^^ Back to top |