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Today In History Aug 10
11 Aug 1942: U.S. Hedy and U.S. George receive a for what becomes the basis for and Wi-Fi.
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Working Class History Aug 10
11 Aug 1964 18-year-old Scottish anarchist Stuart Christie was arrested in Madrid with explosives to kill dictator Gen Franco. He was wearing a kilt, which confused the Spanish press, who described him as "a Scottish transvestite"
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UEFA Champions League Aug 12
🔵🔴 in 2004, Samuel Eto'o joined Barcelona. The rest is history... ⚽️1⃣3⃣1⃣ 👕2⃣0⃣1⃣ |
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Historic Royal Palaces Aug 12
257 years ago in 1762, George III and Queen Charlotte welcomed their first son and heir at St James Palace, the future George IV. Here is his christening robe, made of ivory silk satin. A hand-written label stitched into the garment reads 'George IV christening robe'.
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Library of Congress Aug 12
Today in History: Thomas Alva Edison completes model for 1st phonograph, 1877
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TradesUnionCongress Aug 15
16 Aug 1819: We remember those who marched at Peterloo to demand a voice in our politics. Their bravery changed history, shifting the balance of power from the ruling elite to the working class. 200 years on we must remember the power of working people to change politics.
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Cubs Talk 16h
16 years ago , gave fans a rendition of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" that they'll never forget.
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Clinton Library Aug 14
President Clinton confers with senior adviser George Stephanopoulos in 1995.
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BBC Sport Aug 13
in 2016, Mo Farah won 10,000m gold at the Rio Olympics. Reckon you could keep up with Mo?
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RHLI 13h
17 August 1944: Falaise is occupied by units of the 2nd Canadian Division.
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Tigers History 11h
in 1980 Al Kaline becomes the first Tiger to have his number retired
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MLB Stats Aug 15
7 years ago, The King threw the 23rd and most recent perfect game in history.
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The Nobel Prize Aug 16
Remembering Peace Laureate Shimon Peres, who was born 16 August 1923.
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DaydreamButterfly🐑✨🦋 Aug 13
1993 's "Dreamlover" made history as the highest peaking single on the Billboard Pop Songs chart, entering at #12. Taylor Swift would later tie it in 2014 with her single "Shake It Off." 💛
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U.S. Naval Institute Aug 16
in 1942, U.S. Navy blimp L-8 returned from patrol without anyone aboard. The crew had vanished. The "ghost blimp" was found to be in total working order and none of the parachutes or life rafts had been taken. The fate of the crew remains a mystery.
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MIT CSAIL Aug 12
IBM introduced its first PC in 1981. With a 4.77 MHz Intel 8088 microprocessor, the $1600 “Model 5150” soon became the best-selling computer in the world:
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Read More Women 17h
"Deep within everyone's heart there always remains a sense of longing for that hour, that summer, that one brief moment of blossoming." Ukranian-born French writer, Irène Némirovsky died in 1942 in the Auschwitz concentration camp at the age of thirty-nine
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SPFL 21h
On this Day in 2⃣0⃣1⃣4⃣... Sam Nicholson scored this derby day beauty! 🙌 |
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Graig Kreindler Aug 16
Another painting of perhaps the greatest ballplayer of all time, who passed away in 1948.
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Psychotronic Daily Aug 16
Happy birthday to my favorite "Catwoman" Julie Newmar.. Born in 1933.
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