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  1. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    24 May '19 21:57
    On this day 1738
    The war between Pennsylvania and Maryland
    ends with a treaty and exchange of prisoners.
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    24 May '19 22:26
    @great-big-stees said
    I am grappling with the question as to why "The Royals" would decide to bury one of their own under, or even near, a car park. 🤔
    It’s a British thing...
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    On this day I accidentally removed my post 😳
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    25 May '19 17:35
    @divegeester said
    On this day I accidentally removed my post 😳
    You should do it more often.It was one of your better ones.
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    @biffo-konker said
    You should do it more often.It was one of your better ones.
    Amazing pithiness, such wit, cutting edge.
  7. SubscriberVery Rusty
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    25 May '19 18:27
    @divegeester said
    It’s a British thing...
    There is so much about the British I don't know! Is it an old tradition?

    -VR
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    25 May '19 20:17
    A few days early but ...
    May 29, 1919 marks 100 years since eclipse of the sun that was used to first validate Einstein's theory of General Relativity.
    Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington led the expedition.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-48369980
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    @divegeester said
    On this day I accidentally removed my post 😳
    Oh no! Post deletion has destroyed all aspects of my life, so please let my example warn you away from that dark and dangerous road.
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    @caesar-salad said
    Oh no! Post deletion has destroyed all aspects of my life, so please let my example warn you away from that dark and dangerous road.
    You may indeed have challenges in your life which are reflective of your activity in these forums, but it won’t be the other way around.
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    26 May '19 04:511 edit
    On this day:

    2014
    Nick Clegg rejects calls for him to stand down as party leader of the Liberal Democrat’s after the party's worst European election result for 25 years. They lost 11 of their 12 MEPs.

    1670
    Charles II and Louis XIV signed a secret treaty in Dover, ending hostilities between England and France.
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    26 May '19 10:48
    On this day:

    1896 – Nicholas II becomes the last Tsar of Imperial Russia.

    1897 – Dracula, a novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, is published.

    1938 – In the United States, the House Un-American Activities Committee begins its first session.

    1967 – The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is released.
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    26 May '19 13:43
    @caesar-salad said
    On this day:

    1896 – Nicholas II becomes the last Tsar of Imperial Russia.

    1897 – Dracula, a novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, is published.

    1938 – In the United States, the House Un-American Activities Committee begins its first session.

    1967 – The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is released.
    On May 26, 1994, Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley, were married in the Dominican Republic. They divorced two years later.

    -VR
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    27 May '19 11:23
    On this day in 1851

    The world's first chess tournament is held in London.
    The winner was Adolf Anderssen, a maths teacher from Wrocław.
  15. SubscriberVery Rusty
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    27 May '19 12:07
    May 27 in Film & TV
    1933 Walt Disney's short film "3 Little Pigs" released (Academy Award Best Animated film 1934)

    -VR
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