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2000: Suicide bombers attack USS Cole
At least six American sailors die in what's thought to have been a suicide bomb attack on a US Navy destroyer in Yemen.

2002: Dozens killed in Bali nightclub explosion
Reports from the Indonesian holiday island of Bali say more than 50 people have been killed in two explosions.

1984: Tory Cabinet in Brighton bomb blast
A bomb explodes at the Conservative Party conference in Brighton in a direct attack on the British Government.

1986: Reykjavik summit ends in failure
Superpower talks collapse after Presidents Reagan and Gorbachev fail to agree on Star Wars.

1978: Sex Pistol Vicious on murder charge
British punk rocker Sid Vicious is arrested on suspicion of murder after his girlfriend's body is found in their New York hotel room.


Around this Day

9 October
Top Story: 1988: Latvia cries freedom from Moscow

10 October
Top Story: 1980: Thousands feared dead in Algerian quake

11 October
Top Story: 1976: China's 'Gang of Four' arrested

13 October
Top Story: 1976: Bolivian plane crashes in Santa Cruz

14 October
Top Story: 1994: Israelis and Arafat share peace prize

15 October
Top Story: 1969: Millions march in US Vietnam Moratorium


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