On this day
7 YEARS AGO (2009)
Our front page revealed the coroner’s ruling that Michael Jackson was killed illegally after tests found lethal amounts of anaesthetic propofol in his body.
72 YEARS AGO (1944)
After four years, Paris was liberated when the Germans surrendered. Free French leader General Charles de Gaulle told the nation: “I wish simply from the bottom of my heart to say to you, Vive Paris!”
19 YEARS AGO (1997)
East German leader, Egon Krenz, was convicted of setting up a shoot-to-kill policy against people trying to flee his country via the Berlin Wall. He was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison.