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Old 30-12-2015, 06:13 PM   #187
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May 12 - Coalisland riots - After a small Provisional IRA bomb attack in the village of Cappagh, in which a paratrooper lost both legs, British soldiers raided 2 public houses and caused considerable damage in the nearby town of Coalisland - Plans are unveiled for a 5th terminal at Heathrow Airport, which is now the busiest airport in the world/13 – Falun Gong is introduced by Li Hongzhi in China - 22 "Maastricht Rebels" vote against the government on the 2nd reading of the European Communities (Amendment) Bill\16 – STS-49: Space Shuttle Endeavour lands safely after a successful maiden voyage/17 - Nigel Mansell gains the 26th Grand Prix win of his racing career at Imola, San Marino– Protests begin in Bangkok, Thailand, against the government of General Suchinda Kraprayoon, sparking a bloody crackdown– Bosnian War: U.N. peacekeepers withdraw from Sarajevo\18 – The 27th Amendment to the US Constitution is enacted- 45th Cannes Film Festival: "Den goda viljan" directed by Bille August wins the Palme d'Or/21 - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC\23- President Bush orders Coast Guard to intercept boats with Haitian refugees- NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 0 – A Mafia bomb kills Italian anti-Mafia judge Giovanni Falcone..


June 13 1988..

Sunday 15 – 5 British soldiers are killed by the IRA in Lisburn-The blast occurred 12 miles southwest of Belfast in Lisburn, site of the British army's HQ in the province, and killed more British soldiers than any attack in Northern Ireland in more than 5 years-A member of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) was killed by the IRA in Belfast..The IRA said it killed Robert Seymour, 35, east Belfast commander of the shadowy Ulster Volunteer Force and No. 3 in the hierarchy, in retaliation for the killing of 3 people in a Catholic bar last month..He is the 5th senior UVF commander to be killed in recent years-After more than 8 years of fighting, the Soviet Army begins withdrawing from Afghanistan/23– 3 gay rights activists invade the BBC TV studios during the 6 o'clock bulletin of the BBC News\24 – Section 28 (outlawing promotion of homosexuality in schools) is passed as law by Parliament in the UK/27 – Microsoft releases Windows 2.1.\Tuesday 28-Margaret Thatcher, then British PM, met Charles Haughey, then Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister), following a European Community summit in Hanover-The British government announced that the Harland and Wolff shipyard was to be privatised...
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http://articles.latimes.com/1988-06-...rthern-ireland
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