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PostPosted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:25 am 
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1797---Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first parachute jump in Paris !!!!!
Wonder what he jumped out of or from?????

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:30 am 
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I saw that and wondered the same :?

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:49 am 
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I googled it---he jumped from an air balloon.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 11:54 am 
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My mum was born. :D

Happy birthday mum xx

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 08, 2010 11:57 am 
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1656 - Edmond Halley was born. Halley, an astronomer-mathmatician, was the first to calculate the orbit that was named after him. The comet makes an appearance every 76 years.

1793 - The Louvre Museum, in Paris, opened to the public for the first time.

1895 - Wilhelm Roentgen while experimenting with electricity discovered the scientific principle involved and took the first X-ray pictures.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:37 pm 
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1920---Rupert Bear cartoon appeard in the Daily Express.

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1871 - Henry Morton Stanley, sent out to Africa by his newspaper to find Scottish missionary David Livingstone, finally made contact with him at Ujiji, with the now immortal words, 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume'.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 7:11 pm 
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October 2010 - Prince William proposed to Catherine Middleton. She accepted.

16 November 2011 - announcement of above engagement.

Congratulations to both, nice to read a bit of good news for a change.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 26, 2010 12:50 am 
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The Jihadists have been busy!

At least 38 people have died across Nigeria after a series of Christmas Eve bomb explosions and attacks on churches. http://allafrica.com/stories/201012250008.html

Philippines - Nine people were wounded on Christmas Day when a bomb went off in a church during Christmas mass. http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?ar ... egoryId=63

Burqa-clad suicide bomber kills 42 in Pakistan on Christmas Day http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.as ... 2010_pg1_1


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:40 am 
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Happy New Year, Infidel!

Jihadists kill 21 at Church in Egypt http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/i ... dChannel=0

Jihadists kill at least 4 in Nigerian capital
http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews ... HZ20110101

New Year's Day Jihadi bomb kills two police in southern Thailand
http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/ ... n-Thailand


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