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Born today July31 Actress Geraldine Chaplin, 66 Tennis champion Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 59 Actor Wesley Snipes, 48 Singer & musician Jim Corr, 46 Author J K Rowling, 45 Actress Emilia Fox, 36, right. 1998: UK imposes total ban on landmines The British Government announces a total ban on landmines, a month before the first anniversary of the death of Princess Diana. 1991: Superpowers to cut nuclear warheads The US and the Soviet Union sign the Start treaty to reduce stockpiles of nuclear warheads by about a third. 1987: Newspaper caught in Spycatcher row The Government sues the Sunday Telegraph over secret service memoirs. 1973: Chaotic meeting of Belfast Assembly Loyalists disrupt the new Northern Ireland Assembly, the first elected body since the British imposed direct rule in March. 1962: Violence flares at Mosley rally Former fascist leader Sir Oswald Mosley is assaulted at a rally in London's east end.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Jul 31, 2010
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