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

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

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-12-02

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    Do you know what happened on this day ............?


    In 1697 the rebuilt St Paul’s Cathedral, the work of Sir Christopher Wren, was opened after the previous one was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666.At a meeting at the Imperial Hotel, Manchester in 1907 the Professional Footballer’s Association was formed, In 1943 The first Bevin Boys, entered the mining industry as many working miners had been called up to the armed forces.In 1976 communist revolutionary Fidel Castro becomes President of Cuba, replacing Osvaldo Dorticós TorradoIn 1995 28 year old Nick Leeson was sentenced for financial misfeasance which contributed to the fall of Britain's oldest merchant bank, Barings. In 1999 the United Kingdom devolved political power in Northern Ireland to the Northern Ireland Executive

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