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This Week In History

60 second histories
date: 01 Nov 2018
The First American President lives in the White House     -  1stNovember 1800  -     After the inauguration of George Washington as President in 1789 plans were made to design and build a President’s house in a federal district of the capital,...
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  • American History
  • Politics
  • This week in history
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date: 28 Oct
Exciting things have been happening   You may not have realised but in recent months 60 Second Historieshas quietly been improving its website and resources.  From new films and interactive quizzes to a brand *NEW* single-teacher license.  It’s EPIC...
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  • Education
  • General
date: 25 Oct
The Battle of Balaclava The Charge of the Light Brigade     -  October 25th1854  -     The decline of the powerful Ottoman Empire led to a struggle for supremacy between the Russians on the one side and the British and French on the other –...
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  • 19th Century
  • Battles
  • Empires
  • This week in history
  • Warfare
date: 16 Oct
The Death of Admiral Lord Nelson     -  21stOctober 1805  -     After the French Revolution (1789) there was a power vacuum in France that a certain man was to fill. His name was Napoleon. Initially Britain, with William Pitt the Younger as Prime...
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  • 19th Century
  • Battles
  • This week in history
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date: 08 Oct
Robert Stephenson’s Locomotive, The Rocket, wins the Rainhill Trials     -  8thOctober 1829  -     Stephenson family will be forever remembered as one of the key railway families in our Island’s history. George Stephenson is even known as the father...
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  • 19th Century
  • Inventors
  • This week in history
  • Victorians