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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
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date: 16 Aug
The Peterloo Massacre     -  16th August 1819  -     The end of the Napoleonic War brought economic hardship to many in the UK.  This was especially so in the North-West area of England, home to many of the cotton mills, weavers, spinners and the...
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  • 19th Century
  • Politics
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date: 05 Jul
Churchill’s Crushing Election Defeat   -  5thJuly 1945  -     The Second World War shook up society to its core. Scholars have spent their entire lives attempting to uncover its political, cultural and social ramifications. The United Kingdom’s 1945...
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  • Politics
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  • WW2
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date: 28 Jun
The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand   -  Sarajevo – June 28th1914  -     “I seized the Archduke by the collar of his uniform, to stop his head from dropping forward and asked if he was in great pain. He answered me quite distinctly, ‘It’s...
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  • Politics
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  • World War 1
  • WW1
Free to view Exclusive FREE video on The basic principles of the Magna Carta
date: 15 Jun
The Signing of the Magna Carta   -  June 15th1215  -     On the banks of the River Thames at Runnymede, near Egham, a memorial stands in a field. It was given by the American Bar Association and erected in 1957. It represents something very special...
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  • 13th Century
  • Kings & Queens
  • Politics
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