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Seeds of Fire: A People’s Chronology

Recalling events that happened on this day in history.
Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.

Compiled by Ulli Diemer

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October 10, 1970  
Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte is kidnapped by a cell of the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ). This is five days after the kidnapping of British trade commissioner James Cross by another FLQ cell. The kidnappers murder Laporte a few days later.
Further Reading: October Crisis
October 10, 1985  
American planes intercept an Egyptian passenger plane, in violation of international law, and force it to land in Sicily. The Eygptian plane is carrying men who the U.S. claim hijacked an Italian cruise ship.
Related Topics: Hijacking



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