On this day

    On this day

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2021-01-08


    The BoldAge looks at events from the past.

    The first soup kitchen was opened in London in 1880.In 1935 the King of Rock, Elvis Presley, was born in Tupelo, Mississippi.Rationing of bacon, butter and sugar began in 1940.In 1989 47 people were killed and over 80 injured when a British Midland jet crashed on the M1 motorway1996 saw France mourn the death of their longest serving President, Francois Mitterrand. In 2015 Charlotte Carpenter became Wales' first female FIFA referee.

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