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

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

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-11-18

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    TheBoldAge looks at a few events in past times


    On this day ......... In 1477, William Caxton printed the first English dated book "Dictes & Sayengis of the Phylosophers" In 1916 Douglas Haig the British general, calls off the 1st Battle of the Somme in World War I. More than 1 million soldiers had been killed or wounded.More than 100 people were arrested by police when suffragettes tried to break into the House of Commons.And one couple were going to get a lot less sleep, In 1983 The world's first all-girl sextuplets were born, to the Walton's at Liverpool Maternity Hospital. In 1991 Church envoy Terry Waite tasted freedom. He was kidnapped by Islamic extremists in Beirut in 1987. And finally,The Local Government Act 2003, repealed the controversial and hateful anti-gay amendment Section 28, which was effective from this date.

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