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Today in History

In 1984, the Provisional Irish Republican Army detonates at bomb at the Grand Hotel in Brighton, England, in an unsuccessful attempt to assassinate British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; 5 others are killed and 31 wounded.

I can remember when she came to our college to speak and the British secret service secured our theatre building and did a bomb sweep. There were several threats issued for her that weekend. It was a scary time.
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