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British Museum Jan 15
🏛️🎉 The British Museum first opened to ‘all studious and curious persons’ in 1759 – the first national, public museum in the world.
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Glasnevin Museum Jan 16
“You are seven minutes late Mr. Collins.” Michael Collins replied “We’ve been waiting over seven hundred years, you can have the extra seven minutes”. On this day in 1922 Dublin Castle was handed over by the British.
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The Nobel Prize Jan 15
Happy Martin Luther King Jr Day! Martin Luther King Jr was born in 1929. In 1964 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent campaign against racism. Find out more about Martin Luther King Jr at :
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British Museum 21m
Winnie the Pooh author A A Milne was born in 1882. Here are Eeyore and Pooh – who’s your favourite character from the books?🐻🐷🐯🍯
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Cricbuzz 18m
in 2015, AB de Villiers smashed Windies around to reach his century off just 31 balls:
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Paul_Dini 16m
January 18th, in 1993 The Episode Harley and ivy aired on television! Directed by Boyd Kirkland Written by 25 years and those crazy kids are still at it.
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Bkstg Jan 15
in 2007, created his account & the rest is history. Share your memories in his Bkstg. 🎙
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British Museum Jan 16
Octavian was given the title Augustus in 27 BC, becoming the first Roman emperor. This bronze head was part of a larger-than-life statue in Roman Egypt, erected the same year
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Celtic Football Club 17h
The Wizard of Oz signed for the Hoops five years ago! ✍️🇦🇺
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Waterstones 6m
A. A. Milne was born in 1882. The question is, are you a third, second or first-rate mind?
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The Royal Society 22h
Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of the US, a revered scientist & inventor, was born in 1706
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Polish Embassy UK 17h
in 1940, cryptologist Marian Rejewski broke the Enigma code in the presence of Alan Turing during their meeting in Paris.
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Cricketopia 5h
India's First Successful Chase of 300+ runs in ODIs in 1998, India successfully chased down 315 runs v PAK in the 3rd final of Independence Cup at Dhaka Sachin 41 Ganguly 124 Robin 82 But it was Kanitkar who finished it off in the last over of the nail biting thriller
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Timeline 17h
in 1927 the fearless Eartha Kitt was born. She was an advocate for the oppressed and spoke truth to those with power. She persisted through persecution and never lost her principles along the way.
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Fox News Research 8h
in 1998, President became the first sitting US president to testify as a defendant in a civil suit. He answered questions for more than four hours from lawyers for Paula Jones, who had accused Clinton of sexual harassment.
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West Ham United 14h
Christian Dailly signed in 2001!
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BBC Archive Jan 13
1976: Britain was a world leader... when it came to teletext, at any rate.
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ICC 6h
31 balls 8 fours 10 sixes in 2015, set the World Record for the fastest ever ODI 100, against West Indies in Johannesburg. He would finish on 149 off just 44 balls.
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Oasis Jan 12
: 20 years ago ‘All Around The World’ was released. It was the longest single at 9m 38secs to hold the number 1 position in the UK chart. The B-sides included ‘The Fame’, ‘Flashbax’ and Rolling Stone cover ‘A Street Fighting Man’.
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Tim Peake Jan 15
in 2016, & I took a stroll in space to repair the . A truly epic day, with an eventful ending as Tim's spacesuit helmet began taking in water. Great teamwork that day got us back in safely.
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