Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.
All of these things happened on 17th May in years gone by.
In 1620 the world’s first merry-go-round appeared at a Bulgarian fair.
In 1861 Thomas cook’s first package holiday began – London Bridge to Paris.
In 1943 Wing commander Guy Gibson lead the Dam Busters raid.
In 2014 we spent the day Geocaching in Leicester.
searching across the oceans
a contented heart.
What does 17th May mean to you? Create a Building Blocks of History post and add a link in the comments box.