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Sunday, 29 January 2017

Tanks

On 29 January 1916 the British started trials of their new weapon - the tank www.localhistories.org/first.html

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

California Gold Rush

On 24 January 1848 James Marshall struck gold at Sutters Mill in California beginning the California gold rush. www.localhistories.org/california.html

Saturday, 7 January 2017

Catherine of Aragon

Catherine of Aragon, 1st wife of Henry VIII died was born on 16 December 1485. She was a highly educated woman. In 1513 Henry was at war with France. He made his wife Catherine regent and captain-general of the armed forces in England in his absence http://www.localhistories.org/aragon.html   

Wednesday, 4 January 2017