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1940: Germans bomb Coventry to destruction
The German Luftwaffe bombs Coventry in a massive raid leaving much of the city devastated.

1985: Anglo-Irish agreement signed
Britain and the Republic of Ireland sign a deal giving Dublin a role in Northern Ireland for the first time in more than 60 years - unionists accuse Mrs Thatcher or treachery.

1998: Iraqi climbdown averts air strikes
Britain and America call back their bombers after Iraq agrees to allow UN weapons inspectors back into the country.

1951: Murder on Malay rubber estate
Anti-government rebels kill 11 people in an attack on a rubber plantation in Malaya.

1977: Princess Anne gives birth to Master Phillips
Princess Anne gives birth to a boy - the first royal baby to be born a commoner for more than 500 years.


Around this Day

12 November
Top Story: 1982: Solidarity leader Walesa released

13 November
Top Story: 1985: Volcano kills thousands in Colombia

14 November
Top Story: 1991: US accuses Libyans of Lockerbie bombing

16 November
Top Story: 1983: England fans rampage in Luxembourg

17 November
Top Story: 1997: Egyptian militants kill tourists at Luxor

18 November
Top Story: 2000: Hollywood meets Wales in 'wedding of year'


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