1997: Dolly the sheep is cloned
A sheep named Dolly is cloned by scientists in Edinburgh and is being hailed as one of the most significant breakthroughs of the decade.
1972: IRA bomb kills six at Aldershot barracks
Five women and an army priest are killed in an IRA bomb attack on army premises in Surrey.
1991: Bush threatens Iraq with land war
The US President, George Bush, gives Iraq until 1700 GMT tomorrow to pull out of Kuwait or face the full force of the allies. (Amazing how history repeats itself, and quickly too)