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ON THIS DAY.

Born today Sir Norman Fowler, politician, 75; David Jason, actor, 73; Graham Nash, singer, 71; Andrew Davis, conductor, 69; Libby Purves, broadcaster/author, 63; Ken Bruce, broadcaster, 62; Christie Brinkley, model, 59; Stephen McGann, actor, 50.

1943: Germans surrender at Stalingrad The Soviet Government has announced the final defeat of the German 6th Army at the port of Stalingrad, in southern Russia.

1972: British embassy in Dublin destroyed The British embassy in Dublin has been destroyed by a furious crowd of demonstrators protesting over the shooting dead of 13 people in Londonderry on Sunday.

1979: Sid Vicious dies from drugs overdose Sex Pistols' bass player Sid Vicious has died of a heroin overdose in New YORK.

1987: Peace envoy imprisoned in Beirut Reports from Lebanon say Church of England envoy Terry Waite has been Kidnapped by an Islamic militia group.

1990: De Klerk dismantles apartheid in South Africa The President of South Africa has lifted the 30-year ban on leading anti-apartheid group the African National Congress.

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Geographic Code:4EXRU
Date:Feb 2, 2013
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