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1996: Hijacked jet crashes into sea
At least 100 passengers die after a hijacked passenger jet runs out of fuel and crashes into the Indian Ocean.

1984: London tube fire traps hundreds
Almost 1,000 passengers are trapped in smoke-filled tunnels for three hours after a fire at Oxford Circus underground station.

2002: Riots force Miss World out of Nigeria
Miss World organisers cancel the controversial beauty pageant that has sparked violence among Christians and Muslims.

1978: Nightclub ordered to lift race ban
A Birmingham nightclub is ordered to open its doors to black and Chinese people.

1963: Johnson takes over as US president
Lyndon B Johnson is the new president of the USA following Kennedy's assassination.


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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

24 November
Top Story: 1963: Kennedy 'assassin' murdered

25 November
Top Story: 1963: John F Kennedy is laid to rest

26 November
Top Story: 1983: 25m gold heist at Heathrow


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