In Hong Kong 1966: Fashion stylist Lydia Dunn returned to Hong Kong after six weeks in Britain and Europe. 1967: A tram was set on fire and its driver stabbed to death in Wan Chai in a new communist-inspired terror campaign against public transport workers. The violence was believed to be led by left-wing workers sacked during June's strikes. 1974: A 24-year-old Vietnamese woman was horribly mutilated by sharks as she swam for freedom from Mirs Bay refugee camp near Kat O Chau. Four other members of the escape plan were feared dead. 1983: Police discovered 246 kilograms of heroin on a trawler, the biggest single seizure of the drug in Hong Kong history. Around the world 138: The Roman emperor Hadrian (Publius Aelius Hadrianus), who built a wall across Britain to keep out the Scots, died. 1099: El Cid (Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar), Spanish warrior hero who besieged and captured Valencia, died. 1460: In the Wars of the Roses, Richard of York defeated King Henry VI at the battle of Northampton. 1509: John Calvin, theologian and Protestant reformer, was born. In 1536, his Institutes Of The Christian Religion was published. 1553: Lady Jane Grey became queen of England after the death of Edward VI; she ruled for 10 days before being imprisoned and replaced by Mary I. 1584: William I the Silent, Prince of Orange, was assassinated. Nominated Statdtholder of Holland (from 1579) he rejected Spanish rule and was killed by Balthazar Gerard, an assassin hired by Philip II of Spain. 1830: Camille Pissarro, French impressionist painter who influenced Cezanne and Gauguin, was born in the West Indies. 1851: Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre, French photographic pioneer who patented his 'daguerrotype' method of making pictures, died. 1871: French writer Marcel Proust, author of Remembrance Of Things Past, was born. 1890: Wyoming became the 44th state of the Union. 1940: In World War II, the Battle of Britain began when at least 70 German bomber planes attacked docks in south Wales. 1962: Telstar, the first television telecommunications satellite, was launched from Cape Canaveral, making possible the first relaying of television programmes across the Atlantic. 1985: A crew member died when the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior was blown up and sunk by French secret agents in Auckland harbour in New Zealand. 1991: Boris Yeltsin was sworn in as the first elected president of Russia that also saw the symbolic burial of communist power in the vast republic. 1992: Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega was sentenced to 40 years in jail in the US for allowing his country to be used for drug smuggling. 1995: Burmese dissident leader Aung San Suu Kyi was released after six years in detention.