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2005: Bomb attacks on London
A series of bomb attacks on London's transport network kills more than 30 people and injures about 700 others.

2001: Two stabbed in Bradford race riots
Two people are stabbed and many more injured in running battles between white and Asian gangs in Bradford.

1976: British grandmother missing in Uganda
Ugandan authorities deny knowledge of the whereabouts of missing British-Israeli citizen Dora Bloch.

1985: Boris Becker wins Wimbledon at 17
Tennis unknown Boris Becker becomes the youngest player ever to win Wimbledon at the age of 17.

1969: Brian Jones died of 'drink and drugs'
Former Rolling Stones guitarist, Brian Jones, drowned after taking a cocktail of drink and drugs, an inquest is told.

1998: Chief's death sparks turmoil in Nigeria
At least 19 people are killed in riots in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos, following the death of the opposition leader.


Around this Day

4 July
Top Story: 1976: Israelis rescue Entebbe hostages

5 July
Top Story: 1981: Police attacked in Liverpool riots

6 July
Top Story: 1988: Piper Alpha oil rig ablaze

8 July
Top Story: 1996: Seven slashed in school machete attack

9 July
Top Story: 1982: Queen fends off bedroom intruder

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


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