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British Museum 10h
Queen Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, at the age of 25. Here is her portrait in the glittering Phoenix Jewel. Curator Dora Thornton explains how the Queen manipulated her public image as a form of propaganda in this blog post:
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PDSA 4h
100 years ago we opened the first PDSA dispensary. RT to thank all the supporters who have helped us save pets' lives!
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NME 14h
in 1966 - Jeff Buckley is born. He would've been 51 today.
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Penguin Books UK Nov 15
‘If you don't like someone's story, write your own.’ Chinua Achebe, born in 1930.
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British Museum Nov 16
This splendid body-chain was part of the Hoxne Hoard, discovered in 1992 in Suffolk. Made around AD 400, it’s decorated with gemstones and a gold coin. The chain-fittings are embellished with tiny lions’ heads!
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#JusticeLeague 17h
16 years ago, November 17th, 2001. premiered on Television!
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ICC Nov 15
After... 664 matches 34,357 runs 100 centuries 164 fifties 201 wickets 2 five-wicket hauls 256 catches in 2013, the great retired from international cricket 🙌
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Walt Disney World Today 5h
in 1989, we became part of Ariel's world when "The Little Mermaid" was released! Visit her under the sea at !
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Glasnevin Museum 12h
One Million Dubliners, One Luke Kelly. Happy Birthday Luke.
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LaLiga 11h
Lionel Messi making it look so easy... as always. 😎
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Bibliophilia Nov 14
"I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing." in 1851, Moby-Dick, a novel about the voyage of the whaling ship Pequod, was published in New York.
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Allan 11h
in 2000: WWF No Mercy is released for the Nintendo 64 in North America. The followup to Wrestlemania 2000 was the last WWF game to be released for the console. No Mercy was well-received, and is often regarded as one of, if not the best wrestling games ever.
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Matt Sibson 12h
in 1558, Elizabeth I, aged 25, ascends the English throne upon the death of her half sister, Queen "Bloody" Mary.
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Marina Amaral Nov 14
Claude Monet, French artist and a leading member of the Impressionist group of painters was born in Paris 1840.
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Waupun Historical Society 21h
60 years ago, Ed Gein was arrested. He would spend the rest of his life in Waupun at the State Hospital for the Criminally Insane.
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Colo-Colo in English 7h
in 2006, the legendary Ferenc Puskas sadly passed away. He was coach of Colo-Colo in 1977.
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Laureus Nov 16
in 2009, returned to F1. 🏁 After four Constructors' Championships in four years, can you imagine without them?
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RTÉ Archives 13h
Luke Kelly born 1940 WATCH: From 1979, Kelly describes meeting poet Patrick Kavanagh for the first time and performs 'On Raglan Road'
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United Xtra Nov 14
in 2012, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored 4 goals against England including THAT overhead kick.
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Colo-Colo in English Nov 16
11 years ago, Colo-Colo outplayed Toluca with an unstoppable Matias Fernández. 2006 Copa Sudamericana semifinal. The Fourteen of the Whites!
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