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1943: Germans crush Jewish uprising
Jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto is over after a month of bloody fighting.

1974: Dozens die as Israel retaliates for Ma'alot
Israeli planes bomb seven Palestinian refugee camps and villages in southern Lebanon.

1985: Miners jailed for pit strike murder
Two South Wales miners are jailed for life for the murder of taxi driver David Wilkie during the miners' strike.

1968: Three die as tower block collapses
Two women and a man are killed after an entire corner of a new block of flats in London's East End collapses.

1990: Gummer enlists daughter in BSE fight
The government again attempts to reassure the public that British beef is safe despite growing fears over BSE.

2001: Prescott punches protester
Labour Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott punches a man who throws an egg at him during a visit to north Wales.


Around this Day

13 May
Top Story: 1981: Thousands see Pope shot in Rome

14 May
Top Story: 1955: Communist states sign Warsaw Pact

15 May
Top Story: 1957: Britain drops its first H-bomb

17 May
Top Story: 1943: RAF raid smashes German dams

18 May
Top Story: 1944: Monte Cassino falls to the Allies

19 May
Top Story: 1980: Nine dead after Mount St Helens eruption


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