On this day

    On this day

    By TheBoldAGe. Published 2021-01-12


    Take a look at some events in history.

    In 1816 France decreed that the Bonoparte family was excluded from the country forever.The Dow Jones closed above 100 for the first time ever, in 1906.1945 saw the German forces retreat in the Battle of the Bulge.The first supermarket in the UK opened in 1948.In 1970 The Boeing 747, which we all came to love as the Jumbo Jet , completed its first transatlantic flight, from New York to HeathrowMark Thatcher, son of the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, went missing in 1982, in the Sahara while taking part in the Paris-Dakar Rally. The OJ Simpson murder trial began in LA in 1995.In 2010 a magnitude 7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti killing more than 200 000 and leaving more than a million people homeless.

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