October 26, 1997 in Nation/World

Milestones

 
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Ten years ago: In Miami, an investor who had suffered heavy stock market losses shot and killed a brokerage manager and wounded his personal broker, then turned the gun on himself.

Five years ago: Voters in Canada rejected a constitutional reform package known as the Charlottetown Accord. Robert C. Stempel resigned as chairman and chief executive officer of General Motors Corp.

One year ago: Federal prosecutors cleared Richard Jewell as a suspect in the Olympic park bombing, ending a three-month ordeal for the former security guard. The New York Yankees won their first World Series since 1978, defeating the Atlanta Braves 3-2 in game six.

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