On this day in history

Chas Oct 14, 2017

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    Chas Well-Known Member Supporter I am in england

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    On this day in 1999 Australian voters reject a proposal to break ties with the British monarchy and become a republic.
     
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    Higgy Well-Known Member Supporter I am in denmark

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    The Aussies had their own Little Brexit thing going on in 1999... Sorted it in one weekend, What the Fxxk are we Playing at..:lol:
     
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    Chas Well-Known Member Supporter I am in england

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    On this day in 1974 Lord Lucan went missing.
     
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    Good riddens to him, fk him. There's no such thing as a lord! Born with the title! Wasn't he a backgammon gambler?
     
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    Chas Well-Known Member Supporter I am in england

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    On this day in 1984 The government announces that the £1 note is to leave circulation.
     
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    To help poor people feel poorer :lol:
     
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    Chas Well-Known Member Supporter I am in england

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    On this day in 1973 The wedding of the Queen's only daughter, Princess Anne, takes place at Westminster Abbey.

    and the bridemaids all wore matching bridles. HAHAHA
     
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    Chas Well-Known Member Supporter I am in england

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    On this day in 1987 Twenty-seven people are killed in a fire at King's Cross underground station in central London.

    I remember this well, one of my relations was a fireman called to there.
     
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    Chas Well-Known Member Supporter I am in england

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    On this day in 1995 Britain's first National Lottery draw is shown live on BBC One.
     
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    jibberjabber Well-Known Member I am in england

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    1542 Battle of Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James V
     
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    1434 River Thames in London freezes over
     
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    jibberjabber Well-Known Member I am in england

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    1859 English naturalist Charles Darwin publishes "On the Origin of Species" radically changing the view of evolution and laying the foundation for evolutionary biology, and the design of the first Land Cruiser. :laughing-rolling:
     
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    jibberjabber Well-Known Member I am in england

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    On this day in history, What ever happend to the 'Likely Lads'
     
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    jibberjabber Well-Known Member I am in england

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    Deaths On This Day – 24 November
    1991 Freddie Mercury
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    jibberjabber Well-Known Member I am in england

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    I think he's playing Backgammon with Jimmy Hoffa on a big Backgammon board in the sky.
     
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    jibberjabber Well-Known Member I am in england

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    Well I didn't know that. on this day in 2008 – The final 80-Series vehicle was manufactured in Venezuela. It was the only country that produced the vehicles even after production had officially ended in Japan in 1997.
     
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    jibberjabber Well-Known Member I am in england

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    Sad day, I remember it well.
     
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    jibberjabber Well-Known Member I am in england

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    I remembe this day very well, I sat glued to the telly I was so close to winning the jackpot, I was only 6 numbers out.
     
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    jibberjabber Well-Known Member I am in england

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    Sorry, I've become a serial poster, I just can't help it, I think I need counselling :laughing-rolling::laughing-rolling::laughing-rolling::laughing-rolling::laughing-rolling::laughing-rolling::laughing-rolling::laughing-rolling:
     
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