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Tuesday, 31 July 2018

John Ericsson

John Ericsson was born on 31 July 1803. He invented the screw propellor for ships among other things. https://hamptonroadsnavalmuseum.blogspot.com/2015/12/the-many-inventions-of-john-ericsson.html 

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Louis Bleriot

On 25 July 1909 Louis Bleriot became the first man to fly across the English Channel. Well done Louis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL2oB6SXGK4 

Monday, 16 July 2018

Anne Askew

On 16 July 1546 a Protestant named Anne Askew was burned to death in London. She is the only woman on record as being tortured in the Tower of London www.localhistories.org/askew.html

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Quebec

Happy birthday Quebec. The great city was founded on 3 July 1608 by Samuel de Champlain. www.localhistories.org/quebec.html 

Monday, 2 July 2018

Marston Moor

On 2 July 1644 during the English Civil War parliament won a decisive victory at Marston Moor. Is believed it was the largest battle ever fought on English soil. www.localhistories.org/englishcivilwar.html 

ELO Battle of Marston Moor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0CxTWmv4YU