On this day

    On this day

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2021-01-10


    We look at events from the past which have impacted the world we live in

    Tea from India first arrived in the United Kingdom in 1839, beginning the very British tea drinking habit!1920 saw the inauguration of the League of Nations in Paris and The Treaty of Versailles took effect, officially ending World War I.The United Nations General Assembly met for the first time in London in1946 with 41 nations in attendance.The first 45rpm vinyl record was introduced by RCA alongside the first 33.3rpm by Columbia in 1949.‘Great Balls of Fire’ by Jerry Lee Lewis reached number 1 in the UK pop charts in 1958.Gabrielle Choco Chanel, one of the most famous fashion designers died in 1971.1990 saw the formation of Time Warner through the merger of Time Inc and Warner Communications.

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