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The Key

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Welcome Back!

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How the mighty have fallen

Image result for titanic sinks newspaperOn this day in 1912, The World’s largest Ocean Liner of its time, The Titanic, sank after colliding with an iceberg on its maiden voyage.

Titanic facts- Check out the website below for more facts and information about The Titanic-

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The Battle continues

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Wars of the Roses: Battle of Barnet – Yorkists defeat the Lancastrians and kill the Earl of Warwick.

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Trouble in the making

On this day in 1570, plotter Guy Fawkes was born.

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A medical breakthrough

On this day in 1955, Dr. Jonas Salk developed and declared that the Polio vaccine was safe and effective.

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Let Battle commense

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Wars of the Roses: King Edward IV of England seizes London from Henry VI.

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What is that?

Image result for what is the maximum number of bananas per day“What on earth is that?”

This was the cry from many Londoners in 1633, when the first banana arrived in the UK and was sold in the markets of London.

At the time, scientists only knew them as plantains, but are now commonly known as bananas.

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Did you know?

Did you know, the potato, the delicious and favourite veggie of children, is the staple food in many countries and is the most cultivated vegetable across the globe?

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The final brush stroke

On this day in 1973, Spanish artist Pablo Picasso passed away.

Pablo Picasso; 25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, print maker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore. Among his most famous works are the proto-Cubist Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907), and Guernica (1937), a dramatic portrayal of the bombing of Guernica by the German and Italian air forces.

Picasso demonstrated extraordinary artistic talent in his early years, painting in a naturalistic manner through his childhood and adolescence. During the first decade of the 20th century, his style changed as he experimented with different theories, techniques, and ideas. After 1906, the Fauvist work of the slightly older artist Henri Matisse motivated Picasso to explore more radical styles, beginning a fruitful rivalry between the two artists, who subsequently were often paired by critics as the leaders of modern art.

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