On This Day

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Re: On This Day

Postby Aardvark » Sat Oct 23, 2010 12:42 pm

I Bloody hope so, the Bastard :lol:
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Re: On This Day

Postby 21again » Sat Oct 23, 2010 2:29 pm

Also on this day;


During World War II, U.S. forces under the leadership of Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr., commenced a decisive air and sea battle against the Japanese on the central Philippine island of Leyte.
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Re: On This Day

Postby 21again » Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:32 am

24/10/1861
The first transcontinental telegram was sent via the telegraph in the United States, effectively bringing to an end the Pony Express.
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Re: On This Day

Postby 21again » Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:34 am

Another one,

A record 12,894,650 shares of stock were traded, causing the first day of real panic in the Crash of 1929, known as “Black Thursday.”
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Re: On This Day

Postby 21again » Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:36 am

Born on this day 1985,

Wayne Rooney, still playing football for Manchester United.
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Re: On This Day

Postby 21again » Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:04 pm

25/10/1415
The English, led by Henry V, scored a decisive victory over the French at the Battle of Agincourt in the Hundred Years’ War.
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Re: On This Day

Postby 21again » Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:32 pm

Another great day for British history.
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Re: On This Day

Postby 21again » Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:41 pm

25/10/1983
The U.S. military, under President Ronald Reagan, invaded the tiny island country of Grenada.

May i add the arrogants never forewarned its closest ally, Britain, as the island is a protectorate within the commonwealth.
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Re: On This Day

Postby 21again » Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:53 pm

25/10/1529
Cardinal Wolsey dismissed by Henry VIII
Henry VIII of England dismissed Thomas Cardinal Wolsey on this day in 1529 for his failure to legitimize Henry’s affair with Anne Boleyn and one day later designated Sir Thomas More as lord chancellor in his place.
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Re: On This Day

Postby Hamlay » Mon Oct 25, 2010 1:18 pm

1760 - George III is crowned king of England
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