On this day in history ...........................

    On this day in history ...........................

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-11-14

    BOLD-Living

    TheBoldAge looks at a few events in past years


    On this day ..........A different kind of horsepower, in 1896 the speed limit for horseless carriages in Britain was raised from a maximum of 4mph to 14 mph. It was marked by the first London to Brighton Car Run.The German Luftwaffe bombers dropped over 500 tons of bombs as well as incendiaries onto Coventry, killing over 500 people.Prince Charles was born on this day in 1948Colour television programmes began on the BBC, on this day in 1969.In 1973 Bobby Moore played his final game for England, his 108th.We saw the first Firefighter national strike, over pay. The government called in over 10,000 troops to cover 999 calls.

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