Gibraltar History July 4th


1959 Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher Wedding in Gibraltar

Newly-weds Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher arrive at Gibraltar Airport en route for Torremolinos, Spain, to see final shooting of the latest Mike Todd junior production “The Scent of Mystery”.


1943 General Wladyslaw Sikorski funeral GibraltarFuneral of Lieutenant General Sikorski at ORP Orkan

A B-24 Liberator crashes into the sea 16 seconds after taking off from Gibraltar Airport at 23:07 hours, killing all 11 passengers and five of the six crew. Among the passengers, Lieutenant General Władysław Sikorski, commander-in-chief of the Polish Army and Prime Minister of the Polish government in exile.