Saturday, April 30, 2005

BBC - On This Day
1975: Saigon surrenders
The war in Vietnam ends as the government in Saigon announces its unconditional surrender to the Vietcong.
1973: Nixon takes rap for Watergate scandal
President Richard Nixon takes responsibility for the Watergate scandal but denies any personal involvement.
1999: Dozens injured in Soho nail bomb
Two people are killed and at least 30 injured in the third nail-bomb attack in London in two weeks.
1993: Tennis star stabbed
The world number one women's tennis player, Monica Seles, is stabbed in the back during a quarter-final match in Hamburg.
1952: Anne Frank published in English
The British public gets the chance to read The Diary of a Young Girl, written by Anne Frank who hid from the Nazis in Holland during the war.