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Add Your Piece of History… 9th May

9 May
  • On this day in 1949.  Billy Joel is born, rock vocalist.  He turns 64 today.
  • On this day in 1974.  Bruce Springsteen “The Boss” performed a concert in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • On this day in 2006.  After being trapped underground for 14 nights, Tasmanian miners Todd Russell and Brant Web finally walk free.
  •  On this day in 1671.  Thomas ‘Captain’ Blood is captured attempting to steel the crown jewels from the Tower of London.

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

Illustration of Colonel Thomas Blood

Illustration of Colonel Thomas Blood (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Add Your Piece of History… 30th April

30 Apr
  • On this day in 2006.  Two Tasmania miners were found alive after being trapped underground for 5 days at the Beaconsfield mine.
  • On this day in 1993.   Monica Seles is stabbed from behind in the back at the quarter final tennis match in Hamburg, Germany.
  • On this day in 1933.  The country singer, Willie Nelson turns 80 today.

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

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