On this day in history ...........................
By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-11-03BOLD-Living
Do you know what happened on this day ............?
On this day in 1976 The first £100,000 Premium Bond was won, by an anonymous person in Hillingdon.The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2 in 1957. Also on board was a dog named Laika, a mostly-Siberian husky, who became the first animal in spaceIn 1991 Ayrton Senna wins Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide; at 14 laps, this was also the shortest F1 race. reduced to bad weather and atrociously wet conditions; By winning Senna retained his World Drivers Championship by 24 points from Nigel MansellTwo French security agents pleaded guilty to sinking the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior in 1985 in New Zealand, and to the manslaughter of a photographer on board. The courts sentenced them to ten years’ imprisonment.