ON THIS DAY 9 February.
1950: McCarthy launches anti-red crusade United States Senator Joe McCarthy has accused more than 200 staff in the State Department of being members of the Communist Party.
3) Be parsimonious 4) Stop 5) Add shade Routeword clue: Make cutting remark 1966: New nuclear reactor for Dounreay A nuclear reactor described as"the system of the next century" is to be built at the Dounreay power station on the north coast of Scotland.
Copyright Total Features 2015 Week_ 540 1979: Forest break football transfer record Nottingham Forest have clinched Britain's first PS1m transfer deal. England forward Trevor Francis signed for Brian Clough's League and Cup-winning side after eight seasons with Birmingham City.
1983: Police hunt Shergar's kidnappers A nationwide hunt for 1981 Derby winner Shergar has begun in Ireland. The prize stallion was kidnapped last night from stables in County Kildare owned by the Aga Khan and his family for 60 years.
1995: Space pioneers take first small steps Michael Foale has become the first British-born American to walk in space. Dr Foale - originally from Lincolnshire - and Dr Bernard Harris, the first black astronaut, stepped out into the open cargo bay of Nasa's space shuttle Discovery at 1210 GMT.
Former Birmingham City footballer Trevor Francis with his |wife accompanied by his new manager Brian Clough and assistant Peter Taylor as he signs for Nottingham Forest to become the first PS1m footballer