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Margaret Thatcher - The Assassination Attempt

Time: Friday Oct 12, 1984

Place: Brighton, England

Details: Thatcher narrowly escaped injury in an IRA assassination attempt at a Brighton hotel early in the morning on 12 October 1984. Five people were killed, including the wife of minister John Wakeham. Thatcher was staying at the hotel to prepare for the Conservative Party conference, which she insisted should open as scheduled the following day.



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