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On this day…in 1885

On this day in 1885, the dismantled Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of America,...

On this day…in 1918

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ends. At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany,...

On this day…in 1942

On this day, Thailand, a Japanese puppet state, declares war on the Allies. When war broke out in Europe in September 1939, Thailand declared its...

On this day…in 1939

At 4:45 a.m., some 1.5 million German troops invade Poland all along its 1,750-mile border with German-controlled territory. Simultaneously, the German Luftwaffe bombed Polish...

On this day…in 1756

The Seven Years War, a global conflict known in America as the French and Indian War, officially begins when England declares war on France...however,...

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

A young child killed in her bed by a motorist crashing through the wall of her bedroom, children killed by rocket attacks in Syria...

David Beckham will play for free for PSG

David Beckham has signed for Paris St Germain on a five-month deal. And the former England captain will play for free after donating his salary...

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

What a week for Australia. It’s not what happened here, but rather what we must learn from foreign news. The terrible execution of hostages in Algeria...

Del Piero wants to enter Le Mans

The World Cup winner, Del Piero (a motorsport fanatic) has formed Dempsey/Del Piero Racing with the Grey’s Anatomy hunk...and wants to race in Le...

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Saint John the Divine was a monk on Patmos around one hundred years after the death of Christ. He wrote a book about Revelations…or possibly...

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