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Today in History 2

on Mon Jul 31 2017, 14:38
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31 st July 1917 The start of the Battle of Passchendaele (the third Battle of Ypres - World War I) as the British attacked the German lines. The battle lasted until 10th November 2017. Recent reports estimate that there were 260,00 casualties on each side. Lloyd George called it one of the greatest disasters of the war.

http://www.britishlegion.org.uk/remembrance/ww1-centenary/passchendaele-100/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI4LGL0_ez1QIVBb7tCh01qQ-cEAAYASAAEgLO4fD_BwE

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Re: Today in History 2

on Wed Jul 11 2018, 16:12
"Telstar" Gassey. Very Happy Very Happy




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Re: Today in History 2

on Wed Jul 11 2018, 16:38
@weatherwax wrote:"Telstar"  Gassey.   Very Happy  Very Happy




ho ho ho thanks for that Weatherwax
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Re: Today in History 2

on Thu Jul 12 2018, 08:07
12 July 1963

Pauline Reade a sixteen year old who was on her way
to a disco in Gorton , Manchester , disappears . She
is later discovered to be the first victim in the Moors
murders


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39934966
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Re: Today in History 2

on Thu Jul 12 2018, 21:05
Tram Sunday has come around again so Gassey is
going to Blackpool early tomorrow heres tomorrows
history all be it a little early

13 th July 1923

The Hollywood sign is dedicated in The Hollywood
hills Los Angeles . The Original sign read Hollywoodlands
but the last four letters were dropped after renovation in 1949


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood_Sign
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Re: Today in History 2

on Thu Jul 12 2018, 21:26
Have a good one, Gassey.
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Re: Today in History 2

on Sat Jul 14 2018, 10:48
14 th July 1881

Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Sheriff
Pat Garrett at the Maxwell ranch New Mexico
After trailing Billy for Months and following
a tip off to his whereabouts , Garrett waited
in his darkened bedroom and shot him as
he entered


https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/billy-the-kid-is-shot-to-death
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Re: Today in History 2

on Sun Jul 15 2018, 09:44
15 th July06

" Twitter " is launched becoming one of the largest
social media platforms in the world

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twitter
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Re: Today in History 2

Yesterday at 09:10
16 th July 1935

The worlds first parking meter is installed
in Oklahoma City , Oklahoma
https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/worlds-first-parking-meter-installed

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Re: Today in History 2

Today at 08:34
17 th July 1938

Douglas Corrigan takes off from Brooklyn
and flies the " wrong way " to Ireland , and
Becomes known as " wrong way " Corrigan


http://mentalfloss.com/article/83222/douglas-corrigan-accidentally-flew-ireland-today-1938




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