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A magical appearance

On this day in 1874, escapologist Harry Houdini was born.

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Fact of the Week

On this day, 26th November 1922, English archaeologist Howard Carter, opened Tutankhamen’s virtually intact tomb in Egypt. What facts do you know or find out about Tutankhamen? Post your answers below.

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1,000th goal

On this day, 19th November 1969, footballing legend Pele, scored his 1,000th goal in competitive games.

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Fact of the Week

Did you know that your nose and ears continue growing throughout your entire life?

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Chocolate

Today is officially National Chocolate Day!

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Fact of the Week

Did you know that your heart beats around 100000 times a day, 36500000 times a year and over a billion times if you live beyond 30?

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Fact of the Week

On this day, 24th October 2004, Premier League club Arsenal finally lost to Manchester United to end their unbeaten record of 49 matches.

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Fact of the Week

On this day, 22nd October 1879, Thomas Edison perfected his filament light bulb design.

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Fact of the Week

Did you know that on this day, 8th October 1982, the musical ‘Cats’ opened on Broadway, running for nearly 18 years before finally ending on 10th September 2000?

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National Space Week

Between 4th and 10th October, this marks the start of National Space Week- what do you already know about space? Have you got any questions about space? Post your comments and questions to our local space and science expert in … Continue reading

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