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1998: Clinton's Grand Jury testimony released
Bill Clinton's testimony about his relationship with a young female assistant is released to the United States public.

1979: Harrier crash kills three
An RAF plane crashes onto houses in a Cambridgeshire town, killing two men and a young boy.

1955: Britain claims Rockall
Britain has annexed a rocky islet 300 miles west of Scotland to stop the Soviets spying on missile tests, the Admiralty announces.

1984: Maltby picket sparks violence
Police and miners clash at a pit in South Yorkshire in one of the biggest pickets since the strike began.

1969: Police storm squat in Piccadilly
Police raid a 100-room mansion in Piccadilly and evict squatters who have occupied the building for the last six days.


Around this Day

18 September
Top Story: 1961: UN Secretary General killed in air crash

19 September
Top Story: 1985: Mexico suffers devastating earthquake

20 September
Top Story: 1984: US embassy blast kills 20

22 September
Top Story: 1980: War breaks out between Iran and Iraq

23 September
Top Story: 2000: Redgrave wins fifth Olympic gold

24 September
Top Story: 1975: First Britons conquer Everest


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