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Friday, 29 May 2015

Constantinople

On 29 May 1453 the Turks captured Constantinople (modern Istanbul). It was the end of the Byzantine Empire (The eastern half of the old Roman Empire which split in two in the 4th century).  www.localhistories.org/byzantine 

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Model T Ford

On 26 May 1927 the Model T Ford ceased production. Henry Ford began making them in 1908.

Saturday, 23 May 2015