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The History of Ferrari

The History of Ferrari

Enzo Ferrari was the youngest child of Alfredo Ferrari who was a metal fabricator. He ...

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The History of Underwear

The History of Underwear

It may surprise you to know that although the idea of wearing a layer of ...

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Science Fiction

The History of Science Fiction

There are a couple of problems with coming up with a short history of science ...

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Chocolate

The History of Chocolate

Although it has been a much-loved delicacy that seems to have been around forever, most ...

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Politics

The Queen is Dead

22 January 1901 – The Queen is Dead

Queen Victoria spent the Christmas period in 1900 at one of her favourite retreats, Osborne ...

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Mary I

1 October 1553 – Mary I is Crowned

It was party time in England’s capital in the days leading up to 1 October ...

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Domitian

18 September AD 96 – Domitian is Stabbed

Disaffected aristocrats conspire to have the Roman emperor assassinated The Roman emperor Domitian had been ...

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The Stono Rebellion

9 September 1739 – Slaves Make a Bid for Freedom

The Stono Rebellion is the biggest revolt of its kind in British North America Twenty ...

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