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

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

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-11-24

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    TheBoldAge takes a look back at some of the events that have helped shape today


    On this day .....In 1806 the Reverend William Webb Ellis was born. Webb Ellis is accredited with creating the game of Rugby, so named when he was at Rugby School.Naturalist, Charles Darwin, in 1859 published 'The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection'. At the time the work caused much controversy. UN troops begin an assault, In 1950, intending to end Korean War by Christmas. It lasted until July 1953.In 1951 the 2 motor car manufacturers, Austin and Morris Motors agreed to combine their businessesCricketer, Sir Ian Botham was born on this date in 1955. He went onto to represent Taunton and England and is considered to be one of the all-time greatest all rounders. Sadly a rock icon, Freddie Mercury, died at the age of 45,

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