1996 A fire occurs on a train traveling through the Channel Tunnel from France to England causing several injuries and damaging approximately 500 metres 1,600 ft of tunnel.
Having been raised under the mantra "follow your dreams" and being told they were special, they tend to be confident and tolerant of difference.
1939 2013 The death of Thomas Howard, American football player b.
1947 2013 The death of Peter Wintonick, Canadian director and producer b.
1947 2015 The death of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, Belgian-Moroccan terrorist b.
2012 Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria becomes the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.