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How the mighty have fallen

On 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- … Continue reading

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The Battle continues

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

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

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What is that?

“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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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WHO are you?

On this day in 1948, the WHO (World Health organisation) was formed. The World Health Organisation (WHO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948 headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The … Continue reading

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