TheBoldAge takes a look back at what happened on this day in history

    TheBoldAge takes a look back at what happened on this day in history

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-12-23

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    TheBoldAge looks at a few events in past times


    On this day .......In 1688, King James II, the last Roman Catholic British monarch flees to France from William of OrangeAfter an argument with Paul Gaugin, Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear with a razor.Ireland was partitioned on this day in 1920.In 1956 The United Nations Emergency Force took over in Egypt after British and French forces withdrew ending the Suez Crisis.The Mousetrap broke the world record for consecutive performances when in 1970 reached 7511 shows. In 2011 The Duke of Edinburgh was taken to Papworth hospital in Cambridgeshire after complaining of chest pains.In 2014 The death of 51 year old Debbie Purdy who was living with multiple sclerosis won a ruling in the House of Lords in 2009 which resulted in guidelines on assisted suicide being published by the Government.

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