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On 10/10/2018 at 22:34, Seakiwi said:

1899 - South African Boers declare war on Great Britain

Not a good idea!

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Super Wammer
3 minutes ago, Ears said:

Quite incredible, when you think about it. In ‘our’ world, it’s very easy to get around, we know where we’re going. Back then, it strikes me that there were leaps of faith, with not a lot to go on. We take so much for granted these days.

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Super Wammer
1 minute ago, Ears said:

And it's only 526 years ago or (about) 7 x 75 year lives.

Profound, when you think about it.

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1936 - Jean Batten reaches Auckland, New Zealand after flying solo from Kent, England in a record 11 days and 45 minutes

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1907 - Guglielmo Marconi's company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland

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