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A regular look at what was happening on particular days in the 19th century

On this day…December 29th 1871

The recently launched British Newspaper Archive (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/) makes it very easy to coast through the past, and particularly the nineteenth century, in search of the odd and the unexpected. Much easier to use than its predecessor, more accurate, and – … Continue reading

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