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1997: Suicide bombings put peace visit in doubt
Eight people are killed and over 150 injured in a series of suicide bomb attacks in the centre of Jerusalem.

1978: Floods devastate northern India
At least two million people are made homeless as the worst floods in living memory hit northern India.

1957: Homosexuality 'should not be a crime'
The Wolfenden Report suggests consenting sex between homosexual adults "in private" should no longer be a criminal offence in Britain.

1985: Titanic wreck captured on film
The first pictures of the wreck of the Titanic are released 73 years after the liner sank with the loss of 1,500 lives.

1964: Forth Road Bridge opened
The Queen officially opens Europe's longest suspension bridge linking Edinburgh to Perth across the River Forth.


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1 September
Top Story: 1939: Germany invades Poland

2 September
Top Story: 1945: Japan signs unconditional surrender

3 September
Top Story: 2004: Russian school siege ends in violence

5 September
Top Story: 1975: London Hilton bombed

6 September
Top Story: 1997: Diana's funeral watched by millions

7 September
Top Story: 1940: London blitzed by German bombers


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