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ON THIS DAY.

EVENTS 1943: Prime Minister Winston Churchill, above, President Franklin D Roosevelt and Marshall Joseph Stalin make their first joint declaration against the Axis Powers.

1955: A black woman is arrested by police in Montgomery, Alabama, after refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white person.

1973: Israel's flags fly at half-mast after former Israeli statesmen David Ben-Gurion dies.

1990: Britain and France are joined for the first time in thousands of years as the last wall of rock separating two halves of the Channel Tunnel is removed.

BORN WOODY Allen, US filmmaker, 1935, above BETTE Midler, US singer, 1945 PABLO Escobar, drug baron, 1949 DIED EDMUND Campion, English martyr, 1581 ALEISTER Crowley, occultist, 1947, above STEPHANE Grappelli, jazz violinist, 1997

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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Dec 1, 2014
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