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EVENTS 1970: British Olympic medallist Lillian Board MBE has died after losing her battle against a virulent form of cancer 1988: Crash investigators uncover wreckage which may hold the key to the Lockerbie air disaster.

1990: Iran's spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has said the death sentence on writer Salman Rushdie, above, for alleged blasphemy will remain in force.

2004: A tsunami triggered by an earthquake under the Indian Ocean kill over 10,000 people in southern Asia, with many more feared dead.

BORN CHARLES Babbage, British inventor, 1791 MAO Zedong, Chinese leader, 1893, above LARS Ulrich, heavy metal drummer, 1963 DIED HARRY Truman, US president, 1972 NIGEL Hawthorne, English actor, 2001, above GERALD Ford, US president, 2006

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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Dec 26, 2015
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