History Quiz / The UK in the 20th Century: 1993

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Can you name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1993?

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Ford unveils this new model as a replacement for the long-running Sierra.8th January
British Airways admits liability and apologises for a dirty tricks campaign against this rival airline company.11th January
Wayne Edwards, a 26-year-old Lance Corporal, becomes the first British casualty in this European conflict.13th January
This two-year-old boy is abducted, tortured and murdered by Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, both 10.12th February
This alternative rock band release their debut album Pablo Honey.22nd February
Provisional IRA bombs explode in the centre of this Cheshire town, killing 2 people and injuring 50.20th March
This American stationery chain opens its first store in Swansea.April
This black teenager is stabbed to death whilst waiting for a bus in Eltham, southeast London.22nd April
An IRA truck bomb explodes on this London road in the heart of the City, destroying a medieval church, badly damaging the NatWest Tower and killing a news photographer.24th April
This politician replaces Norman Lamont as Chancellor of the Exchequer.27th May
Terry Deary releases ''The Terrible Tudors'', the first in this series of chldren's historical books.June
Andrew Wiles announces a proof of this long-standing mathematical problem at the Isaac Newton Institute.21st June
This public sector trade union is formed from a merger of several other unions.July
Labour leader John Smith opens this stadium in southeast London, home to Millwall.4th August
This right-wing political party, supporting a breakaway from the EU, is formed.3rd September
This far right political party wins its first council seat on Tower Hamlets, east London.17th September
The England national football team fail to qualify for the 1994 World Cup in the USA, despite a 7-1 thrashing of this country in their final group game.17th November
In the early hours of the morning, a minibus carrying 14 schoolchildren and their teacher crashes on this motorway, killing 12 of the children and the teacher.18th November
This man, Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, makes his first official visit to Britain.14th December
This Irvine Welsh novel, focussing on a group of heroin users in Edinburgh, is released.Undated

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