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UEFA Champions League Apr 24
😱 in 2012 at Camp Nou... ⚽ Torres sends Chelsea to the final! | |
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Working Class History Apr 16
17 April 1958, Belgium opened the world fair, and included a ‘human zoo' displaying black men, women, and children in their "native conditions" found in Congo. The people used were mocked by white spectators, until they left in July
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Westminster Abbey Apr 23
William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and died in 1616. Our memorial shows him leaning on a pedestal which has the carved heads of Elizabeth I, Henry V and Richard III on its base. He is holding a scroll on which are a variant of Prospero's lines from The Tempest.
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PETER MAER 11h
"A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves." —Edward R. Murrow, born 1908.
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BBC Newsnight Apr 17
Twenty years ago today, a bomb exploded in Brixton, London. Its aim was to kill black people. It was the first of three nail bombings in the city over 13 days [Tap to expand] | |
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U.S. Naval Institute 10h
in 1976, RIck Monday of the Chicago snatched a U.S. flag away from two protestors who were attempting to burn it after invading the field during a game at Dodger Stadium. Monday, who had served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, still has the flag
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MLB Stats Apr 23
in 1999, Fernando Tatis Sr. hit two grand slams in one inning ... he's still the only player to EVER do that.
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Tides Of History Apr 23
1969. Open University launched. Jennie Lee’s White Paper on the ‘University of the Air’ was initially dismissed as ‘Wilson’s Pipe Dream’ by The Times. It would go on to become the , allowing millions of people access to higher education
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The Nobel Prize 8h
66 years ago, James Watson and Francis Crick published their seminal paper, describing the structure of DNA. They were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine nine years later, in 1962. Image: Original model of the structure of DNA, 1953
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On This Day She Apr 22
in 1969 the UK's renowned for distance learning was founded by Scottish Labour MP Jennie Lee. A miner's daughter, only 24 when she took her seat in 1929 - just after women under 30 got the vote - she became Minister for Arts in 1964.
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U.S. Navy Apr 24
1946: Adm. Chester W. Nimitz ordered the formation of the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the ! 73 years later and the team continues to showcase the pride and professionalism of the and through flight demonstrations and community outreach.
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Library of Congress Apr 24
It's our birthday! President John Adams approves establishment of the Library of Congress, 1800
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UEFA Champions League Apr 23
🔵🔴 Leo Messi scored his 500th goal for Barcelona in 2017 🔥🔥🔥
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Chicago White Sox 49m
in 2012: Paul Konerko hit his 400th career home run, a solo shot to tie the game the 9th.
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UEFA Champions League Apr 23
😮 The first Ronaldo to score a hat-trick at Old Trafford in 2003! 🔥 👏👏👏 |
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MLB Stats Apr 24
in 2003, Chase Utley recorded his first career hit - a grand slam.
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UEFA Champions League Apr 24
🔥 𝐋 𝐄 𝐖 𝐀 𝐍 𝐃 𝐎 𝐖 𝐒 𝐊 𝐈 🔥 🗓️ in 2013, scored 4⃣ goals against Real Madrid 👏
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The Romanticism blog Apr 18
1816 Wordsworth writes of Byron “Let me only say one word upon Lord B. The man is insane; and will probably end his career in a mad-house." His verses are "are disgusting in sentiment, and in execution contemptible"
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in 2014: José Abreu hit a walk-off grand slam to become just the second rookie in history to record a game-ending slam.
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Ballislife.com Apr 21
in 1996, Chicago Bulls finished their regular season by winning 72 games! via
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