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365 Project: Day 6

Ozzie55 > Ozzie55 Blog > 365 Project: Day 6
06/01/2012 - 9:04 PM

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A little bit of trivia for the 6th January:

1066 - Harold Godwinson was crowned King of England.

1540 - King Henry VIII of England married Anne of Cleves.

1781 - in the Battle of Jersey, the British defeated the last attempt by France to invade Jersey.

1931 - Thomas Edison submitted his last patent application.

1947 - Pan American Airlines became the first commercial airline to schedule a flight around the world.

1977 - The music publisher EMI ended its contract with the notorious punk rock group "Sex Pistols", after reports of abusive behaviour at Heathrow Airport.

1983 - The Royal Navy arrested Danish Captain Kent Kirk at sea for trespassing in British fishing territory.

1992 - The US Government recommends doctors suspend the use of silicone breast implants as fears grew they could leak and affect the health of those using them. Note: interesting with breast implants being in the news again for the same reason.

2000 - Hospitals around the UK felt the strain of a current flu outbreak.


Tags: 365, Calendar, January, Project 365


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