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

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

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-12-30

    BOLD-Living

    TheBoldAge looks at a few events in past times


    On this day.....In 1865 author Rudyard Kipling was born, in India.A sobering fact, a petition, signed by more than 1 million women in Britain, was sent to Queen Victoria, in 1887, calling for public houses to be closed on Sundays.In 1922 the Soviet Union was established with the union of the Russian, Ukrainian, Byelorussian, and Transcaucasian Soviet republics.In 1924, astronomer Edwin Hubble announced the existence of other galactic systems at a meeting of the American Astronomical SocietyFootball league players threatened to go on strike, in 1946, over the proposed maximum wage ceiling of £11 a week. a far cry from today, even with inflation.On this day in 1939 Don Bradman scores 267 in the South Australia v Vic, match. A world record 34th double cricket century

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