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1988: Three shot dead at Milltown Cemetery
A gunman kills three mourners and injures at least 50 people attending a funeral for IRA members shot dead in Gibraltar.

1988: Thousands die in Halabja gas attack
Thousands of people die in a poison gas attack in the northern Iraqi town of Halabja.

1978: Aldo Moro snatched at gunpoint
Former Italian premier Aldo Moro is kidnapped at gunpoint in Rome by a gang believed to be from the Red Brigade.

1976: Prime Minister Harold Wilson resigns
Harold Wilson, Labour leader for 13 years and Prime Minister for almost eight, announces his resignation to a shocked nation.

1953: Marshal Tito makes historic visit to London
Marshal Josef Tito of Yugoslavia has arrived in Britain, the first Communist head of state to visit the country.

2001: Teenage woman guilty of rape
An 18-year-old woman is convicted of rape after a horrific sex attack.


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13 March
Top Story: 1996: Massacre in Dunblane school gym

14 March
Top Story: 1991: Birmingham Six freed after 16 years

15 March
Top Story: 1990: Observer journalist executed in Iraq

17 March
Top Story: 1978: Civilians flee southern Lebanon

18 March
Top Story: 1967: Supertanker Torrey Canyon hits rocks

19 March
Top Story: 1982: Argentine flag hoisted on S Georgia


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