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

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

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-11-19


    TheBoldAge looks at a few events in past times


    On this day ........In 1620, 87 members of the protestant sect known as the Pilgrim Fathers ship arrived at Cape Cod, America on their ship the Mayflower. In 1911 Doom Bar in Cornwall claimed two ships on this day, the Island Maid and Angele,Little known is that the white football became official as late as this day in 1951Only costing one pound at the time, Britain's first National Lottery draw with a jackpot of £7M was shown live on BBC television in 1994. In 2009 Cumbria saw major floods devastating towns such as Cockermouth. In a 24-hour period over 31cm fell on Seathwaite; a UK record.

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