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

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

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-12-10

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    On this day One of Scotland’s most prolific inventors Robert Thompson, patented pneumatic tyres in 1845 In 1868 Whitaker’s Almanac reference book was published for the first time.Author Rudyard Kipling was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907. It was the first time that an English writer had been given this prestigious award.In 1936 Edward VIII signs the Instrument of Abdication, giving up the British throne so he could marry American divorcee Wallis SimpsonIn 1979 Twenty year old stuntman Eddie Kidd accomplished a "death-defying" motorcycle leap covering an 80ft gap over a 50ft drop, in Maldon Essex.And in 2016, Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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