TheBoldAge takes a Look back on this day in history

    TheBoldAge takes a Look back on this day in history

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-12-07


    We take a look at some of the events that have shaped our world today

    On this day .....In 1732 The first Covent Garden Opera House, called the Theatre Royal, opened in London to a performance of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera,Clement Atlee resigned as leader of the opposition Labour Party, Hours later he was made an Earl by the Queen;, becoming the first Labour leader to accept a hereditary peerage.The Hawaiian U.S. naval base Pearl Harbor is attacked, in 1941, by the Japanese, killing 2,402 people, sinking four U.S. battleships, and destroying 188 U.S. aircraft.Peter Carl Goldmark died in 1977 he was a Hungarian-born American engineer who invented the 33⅓ LP record. To this day an industry standard for vinyl records.Production of MG Midget sports cars came to an end in 1979.

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