16th November

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1995 Queen Mother' has hip replacement surgery The Queen Mother has her hip replaced in a 90 minute operation at the King Edward VII hospital, doctors advise that she is making a good recovery.
1983 English Football fans riot in Luxembourg Football fans riot in Luxembourg after England is knocked out of the European championship despite having the won the game against Luxembourg. More than 20 English football supporters are arrested.
1979 Anthony Blunt named as 'fourth man' in Philby affair Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher names Anthony Blunt, a former security service officer, as the 'fourth man' in the Philby affair.

 

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On This Day - 16th November