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

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

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2021-02-05

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


    In 1920 the UK founded the RAF Training College at Cranwell, in Lincolnshire.'Pip pip!, in 1924 The BBC 'pip' time signals, were broadcast on the hour for the first time.In 1954 Britain saw the opening of its first atomic power station, at HarwellApollo 14 landed on the moon in 1971 and Alan Shepard and Edward Mitchell walkEd on the moon for four hours.In 1982 Laker Airlines, the UKS first low cost carrier and founded by Sir Freddy Laker collapsed with debts of £270m.Tragically in 2004 23 Chinese people drowned when a group of 35 cockle-pickers were trapped by rising tides in Morecambe Bay, Lancashire - shining a spotlight on gangmasters In 2014 storms led to the loss of the sea wall and railway line at Dawlish, between Exeter and Cornwall.Computer hackers who were trying to steal a billion dollars from the Federal Reserve of New York in 2016 managed to steal 81 million dollars using Bangladesh banking codes, before authorities were alerted by a typo.

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