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Waterstones Dec 16
'There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.' - Jane Austen, born in 1775. Get cosy, grab a book, and treat yourself to a proper Sunday of relaxation.
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General Hospi-tales 14h
in 2007, Maxie, Mac and Robin were devastated by Georgie’s death
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Marina Amaral Dec 17
in 1903, the Wright Brothers made their first flight with a powered aircraft.
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H&I 2h
Majel Barrett passed away in 2008. Which of her Star Trek characters is your favorite?
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Oasis 17h
, December 18th 1994, ‘Whatever’ was released alongside B-Sides ‘(Its Good) To Be Free’, ‘Half The World Away’ and ‘Slide Away’. ‘Whatever’ spent 51 weeks in the UK singles chart, longer than any Oasis song.
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Read More Women Dec 14
"So long as you write it away regularly, nothing can really hurt you." American writer, Shirley Jackson was born in 1916
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John L. Matchim 🌹✊✌ 12m
18 December 1958, International Woodworkers of America District 2 call for a strike ballot for loggers in central Newfoundland. "We will strike-- if needs [sic] be for our families' sake, for our union and for the simple justice of our people."
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Science Museum 21h
British physicist J J Thomson was born in 1856. After graduating, he began experimenting on cathode rays, demonstrating they were particles with a negative charge. These particles were later renamed electrons ⚛️. In 1906, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.
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British Museum Dec 17
Tube etiquette hasn’t changed much, but there are fewer top hats nowadays! This print of a busy District Line train was made in 1934 by British artist Cyril Power, who was born in 1872.
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The Royal Society Dec 14
Today 1948, Thomas T Goldsmith Jr and Estle Ray Mann are granted a patent for the 'cathode-ray amusement device'. This is the earliest known interactive electronic game, arguably the first video game
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1980's F1. Dec 16
Remembering Lotus founder Colin Chapman (1928-82) who passed away 36 years ago.
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Premier League Dec 17
👌 🔥 Lampard 🤭 Three stunners, in 2006
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The Georgian Lords 14h
1688 James II left London for the final time & into exile via Rochester; a matter of hours later William of Orange staged a formal entry 'in extraordinary great grandeur' into the city & took up residence at St James's Palace
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Retro Rabble Dec 14
🎂 🎂 Released in Japan 🇯🇵 22 years ago today Mario Kart 64 (Nintendo)
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⚒ COYIrons.com ⚒ 21h
in 2013 TWO late goals scored by Jarvis and Maiga which saw off Spurs in a 2-1 win. Absolute scenes ⚒️
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ForzaItalianFootball 17h
in 2010 📅 win Club World Cup to make it 5 trophies for the year 👏💙🖤
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OnThisDayTheIRA 20h
in 1975 the IRA murdered Cyril McDonald, 43. Married father of 4. 1 of 2 soldiers murdered in bomb attack on Army post in a car park, Londonderry. Post near Guildhall Sq used to search commercial vehicles to speed their flow into old part of the city
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LaLiga Dec 16
in 2012, Leo Messi scored his 8⃣9⃣th and 9⃣0⃣th goals of the calendar year in a 4-1 win v Atleti! 💫
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Read More Women Dec 16
"I do not wish to talk about myself because I hold very deeply the belief that what is important is the work, not the person." Spanish surrealist artist, writer and feminist, Remedios Varo was born in 1908
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The Extreme Music Enthusiast Dec 17
in 1971, released his classic album, Hunky Dory, the top 9 songs off the album are: 9. Song for Bob Dylan 8. The Bewlay Brothers 7. Andy Warhol 6. Quicksand 5. Kooks 4. Oh! You Pretty Things 3. Queen Bitch 2. Changes 1. Life on Mars?
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