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1909: The first Woolworth's store in Britain opened in Liverpool.

1912: The British Board of Film Censors was appointed.

It decided on two classifications - Universal and Not Suitable for Children.

1937: The Air Raid Precautions Bill was introduced in the Commons.

1956: A popular uprising in Hungary was crushed by Soviet tanks and troops, with an estimated 20,000 Hungarians killed.

1968: Republican Richard Nixon defeated vice-president Hubert Humphrey and American Independent candidate George C Wallace in the presidential election.

1991: Robert Maxwell, millionaire publishing tycoon, was found dead at sea, hours after disappearing from his yacht off the Canary Islands.
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