On this day
44 YEARS AGO (1973)
We covered the wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips. Globally, 500 million TV viewers watched the Westminster Abbey ceremony, and tens of thousands lined London’s streets to see the newlyweds.
48 YEARS AGO (1969)
The Soviet K-19 nuclear submarine hit American attack sub USS Gato 200ft under the Barents Sea. K-19 limped back to port. Gato was undamaged.
32 YEARS AGO (1985)
PM Margaret Thatcher and Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald signed the Anglo-Irish Agreement at Hillsborough Castle. It gave the Irish Republic an advisory role in the government of Northern Ireland.