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Saturday, 12 September 2015

First Policewoman

On 12 September 1910 Mrs Alice Stebbin Wells became the first policewoman with full powers of arrest. http://www.iawp.org/history/wells/alice_stebbins_wells.htm  

Sunday, 6 September 2015

Telephone Exchange

On 6 September 1879 the first telephone exchange in Britain opened in Britain in London 3 years after the telephone was invented. www.localhistories.org/communications.html