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

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

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-10-31

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    TheBoldAge looks at a few of the interesting events that have taken place in times gone by


    On this day....................Does this remind you of something?, wartime licensing laws came into operation in 1914, with pubs having to close at 10 p.m. And, in 1918 the Spanish Flu kills 21,000 people in the US in a single weekOn this day in 1970 British Petroleum announced it had discovered oil under the North Sea and luckly for us it was in our own territorial waters.Oh my what a 'cufuffle', In 1991 London's Royal Opera House cancelled one of its performance's, because the orchestra turned up in jeans and refused to wear their traditional evening wear, due to an industrial dispute. On this day in 1941, the Mount Rushmore memorial was completed after 14 years painstaking work. The sculptor Gutzon Borglum started the project but died in March and it was left to his son to complete the work. The 18 metre tall feature depicts the heads of U.S. Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln.

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