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On this day : 1788

The First Fleet entering Port Jackson on the 26th of January, 1788. Drawn 1888.

History

A look at the Imperial War Museum, London, UK

London, UK, images, places of interest, museums, galleries, view, day out, excursions, history, education, The Imperial War Museum, King Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I 7 more words

London

"CONDUCT UNBECOMING" (1975) Review

“CONDUCT UNBECOMING” (1975) Review

Over four decades ago, 1969 to be precise, a play written by novelist Barry England was first staged at the Theater Royal in Bristol, England. 1,062 more words

Movie Review

On this day: Queen Victoria died in 1901

On the 22nd of January, 1901, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland died at the age of eighty-one.

A woman who inherited the throne at eighteen, she reigned for sixty-three years and seven months and was Britain’s longest-serving monarch, as well as the world’s longest-serving female monarch. 50 more words

History

On this day: Queen Victoria died in 1901

On the 22nd of January, 1901, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland died at the age of eighty-one.

A woman who inherited the throne at eighteen, she reigned for sixty-three years and seven months and was Britain’s longest-serving monarch, as well as the world’s longest-serving female monarch. 50 more words

History

Remember Cawnpore, a Memoir of the Opium War--Chapter VI (The World Turned Upside Down)

I turned Thomas onto his head, swinging him around in circles by his feet for a while.

“The world’s turned upside down!” he shrieked to the rhythm if not the tune of the popular song. 1,847 more words

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