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

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

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-12-21

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    TheBoldAge looks at a few events in past times


    On this day.........The Pilgrim Fathers, sailing from Plymouth in the UK arrived at Plymouth Rock , Massachusetts aboard The Mayflower, in 1620. During the voyage to the New World 2 babies were born, swelling the ranks of the settlers to 103.The forefathers of the Co-operative movement, the Rochdale Pioneers, opened their doors of their shop to the public for the first time. In 1898 French scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discover radiumThe first full-length animated feature film, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", is shown to the public in 1937.In 1962 President Kennedy and Prime Minister Harold Macmillan agreed that the UK would purchase nuclear missiles from the US.One of England's greatest opening batsmen Sir Jack Hobbs died on this day in 1963.Tragically in 1988 a Pan American jet travelling to New York exploded over the Scottish town of Lockerbie,

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