A galaxy is born

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On this day in 1987, Astronomers at University of California see 1st sight of the birth of a galaxy.

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Her last solo flight

On this day in 1939, Amelia Earhart, first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. During an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937, she disappeared over the Pacific Ocean and was declared dead after disappearing over the Pacific Ocean.

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A new way of reading

On this day in 1809, French inventor Louis Braille was born. He was the inventor of the braille system of reading and writing for the use by blind or visually impaired person.

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A World Champion is born

On this day in 1969, former German Formula 1 racing legend Michael Schumacher was born. He was a seven-time Formula One World Champion and the only driver in Formula One history to finish in the top three in every race of a season.

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A march for peace

On this day in 1947, Mahatma Gandhi began a march for peace in East-Bengali.

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New Year’s Day

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New Year’s Eve

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Let Battle commense

On this day in 1460, The Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield (Northern England), Duke of York killed and his forces soundly defeated by forces for King Henry VI.

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Did you know?

Did you know that as well as having unique fingerprints, humans also have unique tongue prints?

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Is it a bird… Is it a plane… No it’s Neptune

On this day in 1612, the first observation of Neptune was made. Galileo observed and recorded a “fixed star” without realising it is a planet. This planet is now known as Neptune.

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