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Post by Frog on 16th September 2009, 11:29 am

1400: Owain Glyndwr proclaims himself prince of Wales, launching the last Welsh rebellion against the English.
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Post by Frog on 16th September 2009, 1:50 pm

1782 - The Great Seal of the United States was impressed on document to negotiate a prisoner of war agreement with the British. It was the first official use of the impression.
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Post by Frog on 16th September 2009, 1:52 pm

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Post by Frog on 16th September 2009, 1:55 pm

1963 - "The Outer Limits" premiered on ABC-TV.
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Post by Frog on 16th September 2009, 1:56 pm

1908 - General Motors was founded by William Crapo "Billy" Durant. The company was formed by merging the Buick and Olds car companies.
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Post by Frog on 16th September 2009, 1:57 pm

1998 - Meryl Streep received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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Post by Frog on 16th September 2009, 2:22 pm

No but there will be more amazing facts tomorrow Laughing
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Post by Bones on 16th September 2009, 2:27 pm

2 frogs??? Shocked Shocked this could get confusing! confused
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Post by Frog on 16th September 2009, 2:30 pm

Libby is an imposter! She merely collects us beautiful creatures but she'll never get her hands on me!!!
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Post by Frog on 18th September 2009, 10:58 am

1759 - The French formally surrendered Quebec to the British.
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Post by Frog on 18th September 2009, 10:59 am

1793 - U.S. President George Washington laid the actual cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol.
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Post by Frog on 18th September 2009, 11:00 am

1851 - The first issue of "The New York Times" was published.
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Post by Frog on 18th September 2009, 11:01 am

1991 - U.S. President Bush said that he would send warplanes to escort U.N. helicopters that were searching for hidden Iraqi weapons if it became necessary.
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Post by Frog on 30th August 2010, 12:50 pm

30 B.C. - Cleopatra, the seventh queen of Egypt, committed suicide.

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Post by munchkin on 30th August 2010, 1:03 pm

LP wrote:30 B.C. - Cleopatra, the seventh queen of Egypt, committed suicide.


i herd she made a right asp of herself
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Post by Frog on 3rd September 2010, 5:28 pm

1939 - British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, in a radio broadcast, announced that Britain and France had declared war on Germany. Germany had invaded Poland on September 1.

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Post by Frog on 5th September 2010, 11:41 am

2003 - In London, magician David Blaine entered a clear plastic box and then suspended by a crane over the banks of the Thames River. He remained there until October 19 surviving only on water.




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Post by Frog on 6th September 2010, 1:21 pm

1997 - More than 2 million people watched the funeral service of Princess Diana that was held at Westminster Abbey.

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Post by Frog on 7th September 2010, 5:22 pm

1927 - Philo T. Farnsworth succeeded in transmitting an image through purely electronic means by using an image dissector.

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Post by Frog on 9th September 2010, 11:22 am

490 B.C. - The Battle of Marathon took place between the invading Persian army and the Athenian Army. The marathon race was derived from the events that occurred surrounding this battle.

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Post by Frog on 10th September 2010, 4:33 pm

1919 - New York City welcomed home 25,000 soldiers and General John J. Pershing who had served in the First Division during World War I.

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Post by Frog on 11th September 2010, 2:31 pm

Nothing of significance has ever happened on this day. Dunno

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Post by Frog on 11th September 2010, 2:32 pm

Sorry, my mistake:

1974 - "Little House On The Prairie" made its television debut.

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Post by Frog on 14th September 2010, 2:24 pm

2001 - Nintendo released the GameCube console in Japan. Laughing

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Post by Frog on 15th September 2010, 7:52 am

1928 - Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovered, by accident, a bacteria killing mould growing in his laboratory, that later became known as penicillin.

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