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English Radical History Jul 1
1888: Women and girls working at Bryant and May's match factory in Bow, London, went on strike over poor working conditions. Low pay for a 14-hour day was cut even further if workers talked or went to the toilet, and bone cancer caused by white phosphorus was common.
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Craig Shirley Jun 29
1964: Civil Rights Act passes after 83 day filibuster by Democrats. It only passes with Republican support.
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Throwback Arsenal Jul 2
in 2000: Arsenal signed Robert Pires from Marseille for around £6m.
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Throwback Arsenal 20h
in 1998: Dennis Bergkamp scores the 1998 World Cup Goal of the Tournament for an exquisite stoppage time goal against Argentina. The goal was a typical Bergkamp expression of technique, craft and elegance.
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On This Day She Jul 2
1888, 1400 ‘matchgirls’ walked out from the Bryant and May match factory in East London, in protest at inhumane working conditions. After 2 weeks they secured better terms and formed their own union. Sarah Chapman—a strike leader—represented them at the TUC later that year.
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UEFA EURO 2020 Jul 1
🇪🇸 8 years ago 🏆 at EURO 2012 👏
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Throwback Arsenal Jul 2
in 2001: Sol Campbell signed for Arsenal despite saying he wanted to stay at Spurs months before
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UEFA Champions League Jun 29
🔴 De Gea joined Manchester United in 2011 ✍️ 🙌 | |
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UEFA Champions League Jul 2
🔵🔴 Barcelona unveiled new signing Dani Alves in 2008 ✍️ | |
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Russia in India Jul 1
🌞Good morning, ! 🚢, 160 years ago, the Russian military post named was set up in the Golden Horn Bay of the Sea of Japan. In May 1880, Vladivostok received the status of a city. Full video ➡️
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Thurgood Marshall Institute Jul 2
Thurgood Marshall was born. In 1940, he founded & was the architect of the legal strategy behind . His meticulous & persistent litigation efforts continuously pushed America forward. Today & everyday, we honor his legacy.
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Historica Canada Jun 28
Not long after losing a leg to cancer, Terry Fox decided to run across Canada to raise awareness and money for cancer research. Sadly, he passed away on June 28, 1981. Today, his legacy endures through the annual Terry Fox Run for cancer research. Watch his :
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UEFA Champions League Jul 2
🔵🔴 12 years since Dani Alves joined Barcelona. Enjoy this selection of assists 😎 🇧🇷 | |
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Robert McNees 7h
The astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt was born in 1868. She established the period-luminosity relation for Cepheid variable stars. It is an essential tool for understanding the scale of our Universe. Image: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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Dr. Buzz Aldrin Jul 1
, 58 years ago, Kennedy Space Center was born and began their mission to send American Astronauts to the Moon by the end of the decade. Without their hard work & can-do spirit, our historic mission to the lunar surface would not have been possible. Happy Birthday
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UEFA Champions League Jul 3
⚪️ in 2013, Isco joined Real Madrid 👍
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BeyHERstory Jul 2
July 2, 2003: Beyoncé’s debut album “Dangerously In Love” debuts at #1 in the US, selling over 317,000 copies in its first week. 17 Years Ago Today!
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The Nobel Prize 1h
Remembering the remarkable Marie Skłodowska Curie - awarded the 1903 Physics and 1911 Chemistry Prize - who passed away in 1934.
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Working Class Literature Jul 3
3 Jul 1883, arguably the most Kafkaesque writer in history, Franz Kafka, was born. Most famous for his absurdist fiction, Kafka's writing was an indictment of the crushing alienation and bureaucratic authority of modern society.
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Man City Report 20h
🧑‍🦲 went bald in 2017 then underwent the greatest hair transplant in the history of mankind. |
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