31st October

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1999 Egypt Air crashes killing 270 An Egypt Air plane crashes off the coast of Massachusetts killing all 270 on board.
1984 Indira Gandhi is murdered by her bodyguards Indira Gandhi is murdered by two Sikh members of her body guard, Sikh extremists had threatened to kill Mrs Gandhi after she ordered a raid on the Sikh shrine at Amritsar.
1971 Bomb explodes in the Post Office Tower A bomb explodes in the Post Office Tower in London, nobody is injured.
1955 Princess Margaret calls off planned marraige Princess Margaret calls of her plans to marry divorced Group Captain Peter Townsend.
1936 Jarrow Marchers arrive in London The Jarrow Marchers arrive in London to protest about the lack of jobs.
1926 Harry Houdini dies Magician and escape artist Harry Houdini dies from peritonitis following a ruptured appendix.
1887 Chiang Kai-shek is born Chiang Kai-shek is born in Xikou in Zhejiang province.
1517 Martin Luther posts his 97 Theses Martin Luther posts his 97 Theses on the door of Wittenberg Palace church to begin the Protestant Reformation in Germany.
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