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Re: On this day

Post by Frog on 17th July 2016, 7:37 pm

1918 – RMS Carpathia, which had rescued the survivors of the RMS Titanic sinking, was itself sunk by a German U-boat.

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Post by Frog on 18th July 2016, 10:10 pm

1925, Volume One of Adolf Hitler’s philosophical autobiography, Mein Kampf, is published. It was a blueprint of his agenda for a Third Reich and a clear exposition of the nightmare that will envelope Europe from 1939 to 1945. The book sold a total of 9,473 copies in its first year.

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Post by Frog on 20th July 2016, 9:16 am

1982 - IRA terrorists bombed two parks in London. Eleven soldiers were killed and 59 soldiers and civilians were injured.

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Post by Bones on 20th July 2016, 11:29 am

1973 - Exit the Dragon..... Bruce Lee dies aged 32....

1969 - Moonwalkers! Neil Armstrong & co land and take their first steps on The Moon

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Re: On this day

Post by Frog on 20th July 2016, 9:01 pm

No way! And I went with IRA bombing!! I need to put more effort into this thread

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Re: On this day

Post by Bones on 22nd July 2016, 6:21 pm

Let's go back....
1994 - 23rd and final part of Showmaker-Levy comet hits Jupiter..... (1st part hit on 16th July)

Way Back.....
1706 - The 'Acts of Union' were agreed by commissioners from the "Kingdom of England" and the "Kingdom of Scotland", which, when passed by the countries' Parliaments, led to the creation of The Kingdom of Great Britain...

Back into Time.....
1298 - English army (Under King Edward I) defeats Scotish army (Under Sir William Wallace) at Battle of Falkirk.  English (Well, Welsh) "Long Bow" archers are used on the battlefield for the first time.

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Re: On this day

Post by Frog on 22nd July 2016, 9:56 pm

Worship Worship Worship Worship Worship

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Re: On this day

Post by Ocean-Lilly on 23rd July 2016, 11:39 am

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Re: On this day

Post by Ocean-Lilly on 23rd July 2016, 11:45 am

On this day in 1969

The Rolling Stones were at number 1 on the uk
singles chart with Honky Tonk Woman.
The groups 8th and last uk number 1 .
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Re: On this day

Post by Bones on 25th July 2016, 12:35 pm

Okay, let's go back again! I wound my watch this time! Rufus gave me a new one

1978 - Testing... Testing - Worlds First Test-Tube Baby (IVF) Born in Oldham District General Hospital (Now called Royal Oldham Hospital) Manchester, England. Louise Joy Brown was delivered by C-Section just before Midnight and weighed in at 5lb 8oz.

1843 - Dry Mac - Charles Macintosh dies, a chemist & inventor from Scotland. You could say his invention paved the way for modern waterproof clothing. now you know why they call waterproof coats Rain Macs.... Or a Macintosh

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Re: On this day

Post by Frog on 25th July 2016, 7:38 pm

Dude! I totally lougied on that good dead me LP

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Post by Bones on 26th July 2016, 3:27 pm

Love a little B&T!! So let's keep this going! No WAY!!!........... WAY!

2005 - To infinity..... Space shuttle "Discovery" launches into Space on mission STS-114. This is significant as it was the first space mission launched since the "Columbia" shuttle disaster the previous year.

1847 - unchained..... With the Document written by Hilary Teague and announced by Joseph Jenkins Roberts, Liberia (in Western Africa) Declares independence from "The American Colonization Society". This appears to have been the plan of the American Colonization Society anyway, with them giving up control of the region in January of that year and apparently fully encouraged independence for the colony. Just under 6 months later (Jan 3rd 1848) Joseph Jenkins Roberts is elected Liberia's First Black American President

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Re: On this day

Post by Frog on 28th July 2016, 1:27 pm

I just realised that Obama may have been the first black president of a America but was not the first black American president! That's a cool fact

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Re: On this day

Post by Ocean-Lilly on 30th July 2016, 10:15 am

On this day
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Re: On this day

Post by Bones on 30th July 2016, 3:43 pm

Not much of note happened on this day in History.  Let's see what we can dig up...

1966 - 3 Lions on the Shirt....... Yep, England win the 8th FIFA World Cup in London, England!  In 50 years since they have failed to even get to another world cup final.... Or European cup final..... Or final of any international tournament.... Except Le Tournoi... they won that in 1997....

1961 - Blue pill... or Red Pill - Actor/playwright/producer/director, Laurence Fishburne is born in Augusta, Georgia (USA). Best known for roles in The Matrix (Morpheus) & Boyz n The Hood (Furious Styles) amongst others. He was the first Black American to portray "Othello" in a film (1995).  Also portrayed Ike Turner in the film "What's Love got to Do With it" (1993) a film based on Ike & Tina Turner's relationship (Also Starring Angela Bassett as Tina Turner).

1958 - It's getting Bushy... - Singer/Songwriter Kate (Catherine) Bush CBE is born in Bexleyheath (Kent), England.  Did you know that she was the first woman to have a UK number-one single which was self written? (Wuthering Heights - 1978 - 4 weeks @ No.1)

1947 - Get to the Chopper! - Bodybuilder/Actor/Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is born in Austria.  Goes on to be Mr Universe (3 consecutive times) & Mr Olympia (7 consecutive times!) amongst other Bodybuilding titles.  Also a successful actor after being cast as Hercules in his first ever role "Hercules in New York" (1970) then goes on to become Hollywood royalty with roles in films such as Conan the Barbarian, Predator (Only the first one), Terminator (All of them thus far), Kindergarten Cop, Junior, Twins, The Expendables and many many more!  
Also becomes the 38th Govenor of California (2003 - 2011)

1863 - Auto rolling - Henry Ford is born in Michigan, USA. Founder of the Ford Motor company... He didn't invent the Automobile though.

1818 - about to hit the Heights... - Quite fittingly, considering another person born on this day, Author, Emily Bronte is born in Yorkshire, England.  She goes on to write Wuthering Heights.

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Post by Ocean-Lilly on 30th July 2016, 8:46 pm

Bones wrote:Not much of note happened on this day in History.  Let's see what we can dig up...

1966 - 3 Lions on the Shirt....... Yep, England win the 8th FIFA World Cup in London, England!  In 50 years since they have failed to even get to another world cup final.... Or European cup final..... Or final of any international tournament.... Except Le Tournoi... they won that in 1997....

1961 - Blue pill... or Red Pill - Actor/playwright/producer/director, Laurence Fishburne is born in Augusta, Georgia (USA). Best known for roles in The Matrix (Morpheus) & Boyz n The Hood (Furious Styles) amongst others. He was the first Black American to portray "Othello" in a film (1995).  Also portrayed Ike Turner in the film "What's Love got to Do With it" (1993) a film based on Ike & Tina Turner's relationship (Also Starring Angela Bassett as Tina Turner).

1958 - It's getting Bushy... - Singer/Songwriter Kate (Catherine) Bush CBE is born in Bexleyheath (Kent), England.  Did you know that she was the first woman to have a UK number-one single which was self written? (Wuthering Heights - 1978 - 4 weeks @ No.1)

1947 - Get to the Chopper! - Bodybuilder/Actor/Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is born in Austria.  Goes on to be Mr Universe (3 consecutive times) & Mr Olympia (7 consecutive times!) amongst other Bodybuilding titles.  Also a successful actor after being cast as Hercules in his first ever role "Hercules in New York" (1970) then goes on to become Hollywood royalty with roles in films such as Conan the Barbarian, Predator (Only the first one), Terminator (All of them thus far), Kindergarten Cop, Junior, Twins, The Expendables and many many more!  
Also becomes the 38th Govenor of California (2003 - 2011)

1863 - Auto rolling - Henry Ford is born in Michigan, USA. Founder of the Ford Motor company... He didn't invent the Automobile though.

1818 - about to hit the Heights... - Quite fittingly, considering another person born on this day, Author, Emily Bronte is born in Yorkshire, England.  She goes on to write Wuthering Heights.

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Re: On this day

Post by Frog on 30th July 2016, 11:18 pm

WOW! Jumping Today was a great day! So many great people to share a birthday with

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Re: On this day

Post by Bones on 31st July 2016, 11:13 pm

Hang on..... It was your birthday yesterday?? Shocked Shocked Hype the Crowd

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Post by Frog on 31st July 2016, 11:16 pm

Er no Embarassed although on second read I can tell why it looks like that's what I'm saying Embarassed

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Re: On this day

Post by Bones on 31st July 2016, 11:17 pm

Ah..... Embarassed Dunno Stoned Stoned

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Post by Frog on 31st July 2016, 11:21 pm

Speaking of birthdays.......

1965 - Yate, near Bristol saw the birth of one J K Rowling. Today, 51 years later, she released the 8th Harry Potter book. I for one am looking forward to reading it cover to cover.

I really want to be a wizard Crying or Very sad

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Re: On this day

Post by Bones on 31st July 2016, 11:37 pm

Me too. Being a muggle is so boring!! Mad

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Post by Frog on 6th August 2016, 1:15 pm

2012 - only a few years ago Mars curiosity rover touches down on the red planet Elmo

How strange then that:

1996 - NASA announces that ALH 84001, thought to originate from Mars, contains signs of primitive life Shocked

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Re: On this day

Post by Bones on 8th August 2016, 2:03 pm

Let's venture back to times gone by. On this day in.........

1963 - Great Scott!!...... The "Great Train Robbery" £2.6 million is stolen... Not much really... but adjusted for today we'd be looking at about £49 million or so..... Still think there are bigger thieves in government..... Apparently a couple of Land rovers were used as the getaway cars.

1940 - To battle!! - The battle of Britain kicks off as The German Luftwaffe attacks Great Britain for the first time. Britain takes a pounding but keeps calm & carry's on.....




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Post by Frog on 13th August 2016, 6:44 pm

1942 - Bambi hits the big screens!

I once put on Bambi to get myself out of a bad trip. It worked a treat

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