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Oxford University admits Women for the 1st time - 1920, Biggest British Salmon Caught - 1922, Southend Pier Fire Traps 300 - 1959, Britain & USA Begin Airstrikes in Afghanistan - 2001, Hostage Ken Bigley murdered - 2004
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