Add Your Piece of History… 8th May

8 May
  • On this day in 1970.  The Beatles “Let it Be” album is released.
  • On this day in 2011.  Australian Boxer Lionel Rose dies.  He was the first Australian Aboriginal boxer to win a word title.  He died at the age of 62.

Please feel free to add your piece of history (something personal or just general history).

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Killer hands ... Lionel Rose in his glory days.

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One Response to “Add Your Piece of History… 8th May”

  1. catnipoflife May 9, 2013 at 9:37 am #

    So much history to celebrate on this day but at the top of the list is V-E Day: the final defeat of the Nazi war machine! German troops throughout Europe finally laid down their arms. Read MORE @ http://awakenings2012.blogspot.com/

    This is the sister site of catnipoflife. I noticed you started following catnip. Some of the Awakenings postings are scooped onto catnip but not all. Since you are a history ‘buff’ you may be interested in following Awakenings. Would LOVE to have you aboard! Started following you 🙂

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