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    STEPHEN- KING OF ENGLAND 1135 -1154 Nice man

    with Female feelings and would only wear Ladies Silk Knickers and dresses.
    pamela8 pamela8
    66-70, F
    3 Responses Jun 5, 2015

    The Great War-some Of Scotland' Contribution.

    The Great War 1914 to 1918.Some Scottish Facts on the Great War.Lasted 1,564 days.688,416 Scots Volunteered or were Conscripted.148,218 Scots were killed over the duration of this War.21,392 Scots Died on the Battle of the Somme in Belgium , My Family lost three soldiers all...
    pamela8 pamela8
    66-70, F
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2013

    CHINAThe most popular name in China is WANG.

    There are 93 million WANG'S in China.Difficult to look up a phone book for Miss Wang, it would take days to find her number.
    janeseymour janeseymour
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2013

    12th August, 1851-singer Sewing Machine

    The Singer Sewing Machine is invented by Isaac Merrit Singer.Singer fathered 18 children by four women.
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    Jul 20, 2013

    Cat Scans

    Robert S. Ledley a professor of biophysics and radiology invents computer imaging that shows cancer.He did this in 1974.How many lifes has he saved since 1974.
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    Nov 24, 2013

    Us President William Mckinley.

    Assassination of William McKinley, he was shot by an anarchist called Leon Czolgosz in New York in 1901.
    demuremandy demuremandy
    26-30, F
    Oct 22, 2013

    THE SEVEN YEARS WAR 1754 START.

    During the seven year War, 1,512 British Soldiers were killed in action and 100,000 were killed by disease that was called SCURVY.
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 16, 2013

    WILLIAM 11 1087-1100 He was a heavy set,

    tick necked with an unpredictable temperament. He was known as a fancy dresser at the time and wore silk lingerie and silk outer clothing mainly dresses, this was normal with the titled people at the time.
    pamela8 pamela8
    66-70, F
    2 Responses Jun 5, 2015

    British Spy And Traitor

    John Cairncross was born on the 25.07.1913 in Lesmahagow South Lanarkshire UK.In 1990 he was named publicly by Soviet double agent Oleg Gordievsky as the fifth man in the spy ring of Kim Philby, Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean and Athony Blunt.Badly damaged British Secrets.
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 2013

    Liverpool.uk

    This City in the UK has the largest Cathedral in Britain and the Fifth largest in the World.........................LIVERPOOL..............UK. LIVERPOOL, THE CITY that was founded and funded on Slavery.
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2013

    VERY EARLY BBC TV.Very early BBC TV showed

    pictures and sound alternately, they only had one transmitter so could not do both at the same time.How the World has changed.
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    Dec 8, 2013

    BRITAIN'S LAST EXECUTION FOR BLASPHEMEY.

    8TH JANUARY, 1697In January 1697 Thomas Aitkenhead aged about 20 was ordered to be executed by the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh.He was a medical student at Edinburgh University and a brilliant student, whilsy at University he discovered books on divinity in the libary, books...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2013

    So Much To Learn From The Past

    History is to me a fascinating exploration into success & failure of the past. A lot of it can be harrowing & at times ive questioned my own heritage for its barbarity and felt extremely hypocritical of acts comitted in the name of England / Britain. But, there is also pride at...
    sexyspanker sexyspanker
    41-45, M
    1 Response Oct 20, 2013

    HITLER GERMANYDuring Hitler's years in power,

    " Mein Kampf" was given away free to every Newly Wed Couple in Germany and most Brides read the first 30 pages on the First Night of the Honeymoon.
    janeseymour janeseymour
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2013

    MODERN BRITISH ARMY 2012.

    The modern British Army has more horses than tanks now in 2012.I am proud to be British and we will never have a Tank Battle again in warfare as there are far better methods of killing the enemy .Our mounted Troops are the finest in the World and they do us well and help our...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2013

    MUMBAI INDIA66% Of Mumbai's inhabitants live in

    just 8% of the City as the Rich Indian's control 92% of the City area.66% of the Cities population live in Slums, Filth, Poverty and Squalor .Mumbai is a City similar to hell, it is Hell on Earth.
    janeseymour janeseymour
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 15, 2013

    Russia 1762

    Russia had no port that was free of ice during winter months.Until the German Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst carved a route to the Black Sea.She changed her name to Catherine the Great as she thought she was wonderful and that the Russian people thought she a Great.She made...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2013

    Church Of Scotland=15.06.2013

    This Protestant Church in Scotland has been in terminal decline since 1964.Only 446,179 members now and that is only 9% of the Scottish Adult Population.Scotland's population is 5.2 millionOf the 9% membership which is mainly Women that are over 70 only around 2% attend sometimes...
    pamela8 pamela8
    66-70, F
    3 Responses Jun 26, 2013

    Benazir Bhutto-ex- Female Prime Minister Of Pakistan.

    A very corrupt Pakistan women that was the first Female Prime Minister of an Islamic State-Pakistan 1988 to 1990 and 1993 to 1996.One of the most corrupt Prime Ministers of that Era.Shot and blown up in 1998No loss to her Country.
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    Oct 23, 2013

    The Battle Of The Somme-1916

    The most infamous trench warfare battle in history the battle of the Somme, a network of trenches on opposing sides. Stalemate until the British and French inflicted a victory against the invading German Army. This victory did not win the war and it lasted until 1918. Loss of...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2013

    Napoleon-french Emperor.

    Napoleon was not that short in height, he was 5'7" tall.The British press portrayed him as small as they did not like the French.He was always quoted in the British Press as being a short man of around 5'
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 8, 2013

    Country File ,TV Programme UK

    The first COUNTRY FILE went out on the 24th July, 1988 replacing FARMING which had run for thirty years a programme to keep farmers up dated with new methods. COUNTRY FILE is all about the country to educate everyone that watches. The BBC has informed, educated and entertained...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2013

    Pope Benedict X1

    Poisoned after only eight months as head of the Catholic Church in 1304 by an assassins poison as this Pope had new ideas that would change some things.Since 1304 all Popes have a food taster lest the food is poisoned , the taster eats one hour prior to the Pope.On state visits...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2013

    Mahatma Gandi-India

    After helping India gain independence from Britain, this tiresome little man was shot by a Hindu fanatic called Nathuram Godse in 1948.
    demuremandy demuremandy
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 22, 2013

    First World Was 1914-1918-the Great War.

    Some facts, the war lasted 1,564 days.The war ended at 11 am on the 11th November, 1918.The Scottish perspective of this war.688,416 Scots volunteered or were conscripted.148,218 were killed, the Black Watch suffered huge losses.1st July, 1916 The Battle of the Somme, 21,392...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 21, 2013

    Sir Alexander Fleming-lucky Discovery-that Has Saved So Many Lives.

    Fleming by accident discovered Penicillin that has saved so many lives since his discovery that was by accident, he left a Petri Dish in his lab over the weekend.One of the biggest life savers in medical history in 1928.Sir Alexander Fleming a modest man working in a London lab...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    Nov 24, 2013

    Hiroshima And Nagasaki...................japan

    On the 6th August, 1945 the US Air force dropped an ATOMIC BOMB on Hiroshima up to 80,000 of the population were killed immediately .The effects would be felt for decades as illness caused by radiation brought the death toll to 140,00 conservative estimate .The second bomb on...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 1, 2013

    Samuel Pepys-a Man That Kept A Diary.

    Samuel Pepys died in Clapham London on the 26th May, 1703.He was a British Navy Clerk that achieved nothing, but he kept diaries all his life on aspects of how London was in his lifetime, his view.
    pamela8 pamela8
    66-70, F
    3 Responses May 23, 2013

    HENRY 1 -1100-1135 He liked women

    and men. He had a huge sexual appetite and had sex with both women and men on a daily basis, he also had a sexually transmitted disease.
    pamela8 pamela8
    66-70, F
    Jun 5, 2015

    The Mary Celeste-04.12.1872

    A great shipping mystery over the years.The Mary Celeste was discovered with tattered sales on the 4th December , 1872.No crew an empty ship, lifeboat and all crew gone, the Captain's log and instruments were also gone.The cargo was 1,700 barrels of alcohol but 9 were empty.The...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Nov 6, 2013

    Murder In Sarajevo-28.06.1914

    Archduke Franz Ferdenand and his Wife were shot as they traveled through the City by car.Serbian Nationalist Gavrilo Princip was the assissin and he was aided by another six Bosnian Serbs.Austria's retaliation was swift and was backed by Germany, Europe exploded into the biggest...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2013

    Nuclear Power-clean, Very Clean Energy-top 5 Countries.

    TOP FIVE USING NUCLEAR POWER.1. FRANCE.........................................78%2. LITHUANIA......................................69.6%3. SLOVAKIA......................................56.1%4. BELGIUM .......................................55.6%5. UKRAINE...
    pamela8 pamela8
    66-70, F
    2 Responses May 31, 2013

    PARROTS Parrots normally live

    until they are around 80 years old, some live until they are a 100.What arrangements have you made for your Parrot that will outlive you.
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 8, 2013

    Great Britain - King George's

    GEORGE 1         BORN 1660                    REIGN 1714-1727GEORGE 11         BORN 1683                    REIGN 1727-1760GEORGE 111       BORN 1738                    REIGN 1760-1820GEORGE1V          BORN 1762...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2013

    Operation Husky=Sicily=10.07.1943

    Operation Husky, just before dawn and despite adverse weather conditions, forces from the British 8th army and the US 7th army made an amphibious and airborne landings in Southern and Eastern Sicily. Five weeks later Sicily was in Allied hands.
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 19, 2013

    COCA COLA 1885 USA

    Coca Cola began life in 1885 as a pharmacists patent medicine during an era of prohibition in Covington Georgia USA.Today, the sweet yet acidic liquid is the biggest selling soft drink in history and Coca Cola is the most successful brand in the World.The secret formula is held...
    janeseymour janeseymour
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2013

    So Interesting

    I have learned so many new things by being a member of this group on EP, it is amazing how many really clever people post amazing stories on EP. Thank You.
    silkgirl8 silkgirl8
    66-70, M
    Nov 10, 2013

    Bomber Command 1939-1945 -world War Two

    RAF Bomber Command carried out 364,514 sorties.....297,663 at night, they dropped more than a million tons of bombs.Bomber Crews during this war had heavy losses and crews lost 55,573 air crew during this war, the average age at death was 22.8,325 Bomber Aircraft were lost in...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2013

    Russia-25,october,1917-my Relatives Were In Some Cases Murdered.

    Lenin and Trotsky and Bolshevik forces laid siege to the Winter Palace in Petrograd, finally gaining access and placing the provisional government under arrest.The Russian people rallied behind them, hence the start of Communism .The Russian Royal Family were all shot as were...
    pamela8 pamela8
    66-70, F
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2013

    Busiest Members Of The British Royal Family.

    OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENTS per annumPRINCESS ROYAL                                  462PRINCE OF WALES                                  409THE QUEEN                                                393DUKE of EDINBURGH...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 4, 2013

    US President- Abraham Lincoln.

    Assassinated by John Wilkes Booth while he was watching a play called "Our American Cousin" Happened in 1865.
    demuremandy demuremandy
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2013

    USA-drone Plane-a First-it Lands On An Aircraft Carrier.

    US NAVY DRONE X-47B  on Carrier USS George H.W.Bush. Drones are being used by the UK and USA more than the Citizens of these great Countries know.
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 11, 2013

    World War 1-1914--1918

    During the invasion of Belgium and France the German army committed many massacres 6,000 innocent civilians were killed, mandated at the highest level in Berlin.The German mentality must be to kill humans, they have been striving to streamline this act since 1914, the Germans...
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 12, 2013

    1790's ROYAL NAVY GREAT BRITAIN.

    In the 1790's a quarter of the sailors in the Royal Navy were black.There was no Racism in 1790 both the White and Black sailors were all treated the same, same uniform, same food, same quarters and the same shocking brutality.
    sally1981 sally1981
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2013

    Water Speed Record-attempt

    On the 4th January, 1967 Donald Campbell in Bluebird K7 attempted to travel at excess of 300 mph on water, his attempt failed and he drowned.
    pamela8 pamela8
    66-70, F
    Oct 18, 2013

    DUNDEE UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB.

    The only football team with 100% win rate against BARCELONA  is Dundee United.
    janeseymour janeseymour
    26-30, F
    Dec 15, 2013

    Israel's Prime Minister. 1995

    The Israeli Prime Minister was assassinated by a right wing radical called Yigal Amir in 1995.Why do people keep killing each other for political reasons everyone knows it does not work.
    pamela8 pamela8
    66-70, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2013

    WILLIAM 1 KING OF ENGLAND-1066-1O87 He was a

    very stern and a very violent man, so no one dared to do anything to annoy him as it was not unusual for him to kill on the spot or have the victim taken away and beaten to death.
    pamela8 pamela8
    66-70, F
    2 Responses Jun 5, 2015

    In 1797 Joseph Banks in Britain had an idea,

    get rid of all thieves to New South Wales, now a Country called AUSTRALIA.
    timothy1994 timothy1994
    22-25, M
    Jun 6, 2015
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