2011 Kenya police arrested two British men (18), one of Pakistani origin and the other of Somali origin, in the resort town of Lamu on suspicion of trying to join Somali militants. Police said the men would be deported. Mohamed Mohamed Abdallah, of Somali descent, and Iqbal Shahzad, of Pakistani descent were deported to Britain on Oct 26. British authorities arrested them under terrorism laws and then freed them six hours later.
2018 London police arrested eight people suspected of being part of an international human trafficking gang with ties to Romania.
1939 First enemy aircraft shot down by RAF Fighter Command, a Junkers Ju 88 brought down by Spitfires following an attack on Rosyth Naval Dockyard in Scotland. *
2007 British actress Deborah Kerr (86) died. She shared one of cinema's most famous kisses with Burt Lancaster in "From Here to Eternity" (1953).
2011 Several hundred protesters spent the night overnight outside St Paul's Cathedral in London's financial district, as the anti-capitalism demonstration entered its second day.