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On This Day…

By ATWadmin On November 7th, 2006

1885 – Completion of the Canadian-Pacific Railway.

1935 – Austrailian pilot Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith, is seen flying over Calcutta on a flight from the UK.  He is never seen again.

1974 – Lord Lucan mysteriously disappears following the murder of his children’s nanny.  Recent evidence points to Lucan living a reclusive life in Goa before his death in 1996.

1980 – Hollywood legend Steve McQueen, star of films such as the ‘Great Escape’ and the ‘Magnificent Seven’, dies of a heart attack in Mexico following complications with cancer surgery.  He had been suffering with mesothelioma.

1984 – Ronald Reagan wins a second term as US President.

1990 – Mary Robinson becomes the first female President of the Republic of Ireland.

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