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1995: OJ Simpson verdict: 'Not guilty'
OJ Simpson is found not guilty of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ronald Goldman.

1975: London's Spaghetti House siege ends
Three gunmen give themselves up to police after releasing six hostages from an Italian restaurant.

1944: Poles surrender after Warsaw uprising
The Polish Prime Minister announces the uprising in the Polish capital has ended after 63 days of intense fighting.

1981: IRA Maze hunger strikes at an end
Senior Republican figures and inmates' families are indicating that the hunger strike in the Maze prison is effectively over.

1952: Tea rationing to end
Britons will soon be able to enjoy unlimited "cuppas" for the first time in 12 years following an announcement from the Ministry of Food.

1979: Anti-racists tackle South African rugby tourists
Seven people are arrested in a South African Barbarian match pitch invasion.


Around this Day

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Top Story: 1955: James Dean killed in car smash

1 October
Top Story: 1962: Mississippi race riots over first black student

2 October
Top Story: 1993: Hardline Communists riot in Moscow

4 October
Top Story: 1992: El Al jumbo crashes in Amsterdam

5 October
Top Story: 1968: Londonderry march ends in violence

6 October
Top Story: 1981: Egypt's President Sadat assassinated


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