This Day In History


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1973: Nixon orders ceasefire in Vietnam
President Nixon orders a halt to American bombing in North Vietnam - following peace talks in Paris.

1953: East German purge begins
The East German authorities begin a purge of senior officials, accused of plotting against the state and spying for imperialistic powers.

1987: Officer cleared in Groce shooting case
A police officer who mistakenly shot and paralysed an innocent woman is cleared of all criminal charges.

1982: Mark Thatcher found safe and well
The prime minister's son, Mark Thatcher, is on his way home after being missing in the Sahara for six days.

1997: Princess Diana sparks land-mines row
The Princess of Wales angers government ministers after calling for an international ban on landmines.

1984: Benn back on road to Westminster
The left-wing rebel, Tony Benn, beats off the competition to win Labour's nomination for the Chesterfield by-election.

Thursday, January 15, 1976 I Passed My Motorcycle Test.:cheers:


Rain; It's not big and it's not clever!
Costa Clyde.
A figure of 8 round the block on a CB250 without falling off then? :thumbsup:


Rain; It's not big and it's not clever!
Costa Clyde.
I take it Dad is no longer with us? Sad but inevitable I'm afraid. Just about to pick up the phone and wish my Mum a good one. 95 - she can't believe it.
No, sadly he died in 1988. Which was 10 years after my mother, almost to the day.
Happy Birthday to your Mum! :thumbsup:
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