Mother Teresa’s prize, relief for Cambodia and new chess record: past headlines

A Swedish man accidentally leaving his wife at a petrol station, Mother Teresa receiving the Nobel Peace Prize and mourners being poisoned at a funeral made the headlines four decades ago this week.October 14, 1979● A British Hercules plane made its first flight to Phnom Penh to start what was hoped would become a regular daily shuttle of relief supplies to famine-stricken Cambodia. It also unloaded its cargo of two Land Rover vehicles and a forklift truck to help in the distribution of food…


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