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1977: Egyptian leader's Israel trip makes history
The president of Egypt, Anwar Sadat, becomes the first Arab leader ever to visit Israel.

1994: Britain braced for first lottery draw
Britain's first national lottery draw is about to be shown live on a flagship BBC One show.

1992: Hillsborough victim allowed to die
Doctors treating Hillsborough victim Tony Bland can disconnect feeding tubes keeping him alive, a judge at the High Court in London rules.

1969: Second Apollo mission lands on Moon
A second crew of astronauts lands on the Moon with the Apollo 12 mission to the Ocean of Storms.

1985: Superpower summit 'off to good start'
The first meeting in six years between the world's superpowers begins in Switzerland.

1967: Wilson defends 'pound in your pocket'
The Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, stands by his decision to devalue the pound saying it will tackle the "root cause" of Britain's economic problems.


Around this Day

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'

20 November
Top Story: 1945: Nuremberg trial of Nazis begins

21 November
Top Story: 1974: Birmingham pub blasts kill 19

22 November
Top Story: 1963: Kennedy shot dead in Dallas


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