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

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

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-11-30

    BOLD-Living

    TheBoldAge looks at a few events in past times


    On this day.....30th November is St Andrew’s Day, who is the patron saint of Scotland, golfers and fishermenAll steam ahead in 1934 the steam train the Flying Scotsman became the first loco to officially exceed 100mph.Crystal Palace was destroyed by fire on this day in 1936. The blaze was so fierce it was seen miles awayIn 1968 The Trade Descriptions Act came into force. This made it a crime for a seller to knowingly sell an item with a misleading label or description.In 1999 British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems merged to form BAE Systems, becoming one of the largest aerospace companies in the world.

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