1975: Heiress Lesley Whittle, 17, was kidnapped from her home in Shropshire. She was later found dead, a victim of 'Black Panther' Donald Neilson.
2002: The UK was declared free of foot-and mouth disease after an 11-month outbreak of the disease among livestock.
2011: Ben Ali, former Tunisian president, fled the country to Saudi Arabia after popular protests.
1965: Celtic re-signed Bertie Auld, above, from Birmingham City for £12,000.
1978: Athlete Harold Abrahams died. He was Olympic 100 metres sprint champion in 1924, a feat depicted in the 1981 movie Chariots Of Fire.
1988: Rangers signed midfielder John Brown from Dundee for £350,000.
1957: Actor Humphrey Bogart died of cancer, aged 57. He had won the Best Actor Oscar for his role in The African Queen.
1966: David Jones, above, changed his last name to Bowie to avoid confusion with Davy Jones from The Monkees.
2006: Actress Shelley Winters died, aged 85.