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, Oct 20 1922, Lieutenant Harold R. Harris jumped from his airplane after it failed at 2,500 feet above McCook Field, Ohio. This was the first instance in this country in which a flier saved his own life in an emergency with a parachute. , , ,
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Ancient History Encyclopedia 16m
Today in : The temple of Apollo at Daphne, outside Antioch, is destroyed in a mysterious fire. (362 CE)
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Piccadilly Theatre Oct 18
As part of a project to create theatre tours we are looking to acquire any memorabilia related to the Piccadilly and it's history. If you happen to know where we can find show posters, programmes or other items of interest please get in touch!
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βehrαng 48s
Mazdak and his followers were advocates of free love. 👨🏻‍🎓
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✨HistFest.com Oct 19
💫 We’re delighted to announce that HistFest will have its very own Century Girl! 103 year-old Olive will be joining historian & broadcaster Tessa Dunlop for a special talk at the National Archives about the past 100 years. 🎟 Order tickets now:
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Lori Ewing 21h
Cam Levins says with 10K to go he told himself "I'm going to take back my career, I'm going to be back to the athlete I know I can be."
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THE SQUARED CIRCLE Oct 20
“EVERY HEAD MUST BOW, EVERY TONGUE MUST CONFESS” - Mike Tyson, Sugar Ray Leonard and Muhammad Ali on The Arsenio Hall Show, back in 1990 ...
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Hennie Kriel 8h
Replying to @LittleManKriel
22 October 1962: US pres. John F. Kennedy, after internal counsel from Dwight D. Eisenhower, announced that American reconnaissance planes have discovered Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba, and that he has ordered a naval "quarantine" of the Communist nation.
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Peter Merlin Cane 9m
😮 DID ARTISTS REALLY HIDE THE SEX… the theft and the murder the tyrants wanted kept secret ...in their paintings? For the click here: ▶️
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Louvain Rees ⚰️ Oct 21
Replying to @hellohistoria
How the people of Aberfan were repeatedly betrayed after the disaster. The disaster fund was plundered, the political response was inadequate and the inquest's verdict was accidental death.
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Dr Alexander Clarke Oct 20
Replying to @AC_NavalHistory
Random on , but in the archives condensed locker room I keep ending up in this section & mentally distracted for 10+ minutes trying 2 remember what type of Engine had a 4-6-0 wheel base - Stannier class 5, 6800 Grange Class & B17 from memory, must B more though
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Paper Garage 43m
Hello fans! After long break I'm coming back with a fresh batch of drawings. First something original. 50th birthday present for military enthusiast. Japanese battleship Yamato from II World War.
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Ehsan hedayatifar Oct 18
Do not talk about , You do not know anything about
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GoodnightMS Oct 20
Those smiles at our 8th grade Breakfast of Champions just priceless! Thank you ! You are a blessing to us at Goodnight!
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Parikshit Tank 6h
I was here yesterday. Any guesses where this is?
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Historium Unearthia 20h
Just updated the lineup of new episodes coming your way in November and December! Flying Santas, lost cities, and double-crossing generals, oh my! Check it out:
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Timothy Phillips Oct 21
A favourite of mine from the : personal ads of the 1920s suspected of being messages between spies. Do intelligence agencies monitor , etc. in the same way now, I wonder. The Secret Twenties
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Metrel d.d. Oct 18
Thursday's Blast from the Past #139. The MA 5972 Industrial conductance meter from the 1980s. ,
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Histocrat 4h
Today in 1962, US President John F. Kennedy announces the discovery of Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba. His address made the Cuban Missile Crisis public, and the resulting standoff brought the US and Russia closer to nuclear war than at any point before or since.
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Vikram Visana Oct 18
The list of speakers for the upcoming 'Africa in Global Intellectual History' conference on 25th November at
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