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Did you know that on this day in 1884, the first official volume of the Oxford English Dictionary was published, which included A-Ant? Begun in 1857, published in ten volumes in 1928, subsequently revised and expanded to 20 volumes in 1989, and now adopted to the electronic age, the OED has become the most venerated and most beloved English-language … Read moreDid you know?

O Romeo, Romeo wherefore art thou?

On this day in 1597, English scholars believe today that the first date that one of play writer William Shakespeare’s plays, Romeo and Juliet, was first performed. Synopsis In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a long feud between the Montague and Capulet families disrupts the city of Verona and causes tragic results for Romeo and Juliet. Revenge, love, and a … Read moreO Romeo, Romeo wherefore art thou?

The Mousetrap

On this day in 1952, Murder Mystery theatre play ‘The Mousetrap’, written by British writer Agatha Christie, officially opened in London. Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, starring husband and wife Richard Attenborough and Sheila Sim, opened at London’s Ambassador Theatre on this day – and the play is still going. It is the longest-running production in … Read moreThe Mousetrap

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