Monthly Archives: June 2011

On This Day: 1861

Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Dead. Books on Barrett Browning from BookLovers of Bath

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On This Day: 1796

John Williams. Born. Williams, a missionary, best remembered for being eaten by cannibals in the South Pacific. Books on the South Pacific from BookLovers of Bath

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On This Day: 1986

Bearded Wonder Richard Branson’s boat Virgin Atlantic Challenger II crosses the Atlantic and breaks the record in 3 Days, 8 Hours & 31 Minutes. Books on the Bearded Wonder from BookLovers of Bath

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On This Day: 1934

Hitler organises the “The Night of the Long Knives” which breaks the power of the SA and results in the murder of Ernst Roehm the head of that organisation. Second-hand Books on Hitler From BookLovers of Bath

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On This Day: 1871

Law is passed enacting the Trade Union Act which legalises trade unions. Trade Union Books From BookLovers of Bath

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Want to buy! —company of heroes by harry carey jr

Search ID: 11888 Title: company of heroes Author: harry carey jr Publisher: Binding: Any Edition or Binding Condition: Any Will Pay: £12 Location: uk Notes: Searching for a friend will pay upto £12. If you have a copy to offer … Continue reading

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Want to buy! —Facts Files and Action Part 2 by J E Holmstrom

Search ID: 11887 Title: Facts Files and Action Part 2 Author: J E Holmstrom Publisher: Chapman and Hall Binding: Any Edition or Binding Condition: Any Will Pay: £ Location: UK Notes: If you have a copy to offer then click … Continue reading

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On Your Radio

And well worth a listen are the Reith Lectures 2011. Aung San Suu Kyi opens the new series “Securing Freedom” wi the first of two lectures tonight on BBC Radio 4 at 9am but repeated and on listen again of … Continue reading

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On This Day: 1861

Robert O’Hara Burke. Dead. Sadly, before his death he was responsible for the exploration of Australia and, ultimately years of English humiliation on the cricket pitch. Books on the Antipodes from BookLovers of Bath

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On This Day: 1855

James Henry Somerset. Dead. Better known, possibly, as the first Baron Raglan, Somerset was the man who’s inexact grasp of the English language led to his order “to have a nice cup of tea and a biscuit” was, via a … Continue reading

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