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5th September 2007

A day which will live in infamy
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What a happy day my birthday falls on!

1975: London Hilton bombed
Two people are killed and 63 injured as a suspected IRA bomb explodes in the lobby of the Hilton hotel in central London.
1997: Mother Teresa dies
Mother Teresa, the Nobel Peace Prize winner who devoted her life to helping the sick and the poor, dies at the age of 87.
1986: Karachi hijack ends in bloodshed
The 16-hour siege on a Pan Am jet in Pakistan comes to a bloody end, with at least 17 people dead.
1979: Mountbatten buried after final parade
The Queen leads the nation in mourning as the body of her husband’s uncle is buried after a day of pageantry in London.

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