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1901: Queen Victoria died at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, aged 81.

1905: Bloody Sunday in St Petersburg when at least 500 people were slaughtered as thousands marched on the Winter Palace in protest at Tsar Nicholas II's regime.

1924: James Ramsay MacDonald became Britain's first Labour Prime Minister.

1927: The Football League game between Arsenal and Sheffield United was the first to be broadcast.

1944: The Allied Army landing began at Anzio, Italy.

2008: London's FTSE 100 Index swung wildly in volatile trading before closing 161.9 points up at 5740.1, a gain of 2.9%.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Jan 22, 2009
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