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1987: Bomb kills 11 at Enniskillen
Eleven people are killed after a bomb explodes during a Remembrance Day service at Enniskillen in County Fermanagh.

1974: Police hunt Lord Lucan after murder
Detectives are searching for British aristocrat Lord Lucan following the death of his children's nanny last night.

2000: Bush and Gore fight to the finish
The result of the American presidential election is still hanging in the balance hours after the polls officially closed.

1957: Inquiry publishes cause of nuclear fire
An report into the fire at Windscale nuclear power plant in Cumbria blames the accident on human error, poor management and faulty instruments.

1990: Ireland elects first woman president
Voters in the Republic of Ireland choose their first female president.


Around this Day

5 November
Top Story: 1952: Landslide victory for Eisenhower

6 November
Top Story: 1956: Allied forces take control of Suez

7 November
Top Story: 1956: Eisenhower re-elected with record vote

9 November
Top Story: 1985: America welcomes Charles and Diana

10 November
Top Story: 1995: Nigeria hangs human rights activists

11 November
Top Story: 2004: Veteran leader Yasser Arafat is dead


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