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“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”...
Includes Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Aldous Huxley,...
Poets include Margaret Atwood, Elizabeth Barrett...
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Freedom! 1865 - Slavery is officially banned with the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution. - A lot of blood had to be spilled to get it done.      St....
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A King is Dead, An Empire is Born.      771 - Austrasian King Carloman dies, leaving his brother Charlemagne King of the now complete Frankish Kingdom.  Having their father's, Pepin the...
If you enjoy finding out more about our country’s rich history, then you’ll love Britain magazine. Learn more about our kings and queens, heroes and villains, castles and cathedrals, stately homes and gardens,...
Provides background information on the Lake District; describes the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Written by Ron S. on
Boycott Over!      1956 - The Montgomery Bus Boycott comes to an end when the Supreme Court declares that Alabama laws requiring segregated buses to be illegal.  The boycott began on...
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Vatican Bombed!      1943 - A Fascist Italian bomber dropped five bombs, four of which detonated, on the Vatican.  At the time it was believed the bombing was an accident because up until...
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Halloween, or All Hallow’s Eve, can be traced back to an ancient Celtic pagan festival called “Samhain,” which was celebrated over 2,000 years ago.  The Celtic calendar began on November 1, and...

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