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1956

24 Jan
Plans unveiled for homes in Barbican

11 Feb
'Cambridge spies' surface in Moscow

25 Feb
Khrushchev lashes out at Stalin

29 Feb
Hopes for Mid East peace mission

02 Mar
King of Jordan sacks British general

05 Mar
US court victory for black students

09 Mar
Britain deports Cyprus Archbishop

10 Mar
Riots erupt in Cyprus over Archbishop

22 Mar
King convicted for bus boycott

19 Apr
Prince Rainier marries Grace Kelly

07 May
Minister rejects anti-smoking lobby

09 May
Mystery of missing frogman deepens

18 Jun
Truman rejects anti-Stalin talk

03 Jul
Commonwealth heads honoured

26 Jul
Egypt seizes Suez Canal

23 Oct
Hungarians rise up against Soviet rule

26 Oct
Fighting spreads in Hungary revolution

04 Nov
Soviet troops overrun Hungary

06 Nov
Allied forces take control of Suez

07 Nov
Eisenhower re-elected with record vote

29 Nov
Motorists panic as petrol rations loom

19 Dec
Thick fog causes death on roads

23 Dec
Jubilation as allied troops leave Suez


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