BUILDING BLOCKS OF HISTORY 24TH MAY

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 24th May in years gone by.

In  1543 Nicholas Copernicus received the first copy of On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres, on his deathbed.

1n 1819 Princess Alexandrina Victoria was born in Kensington Palace.

In 1956 the first Eurovision Song Contest was held.

In 2014 we went to the new Wembley Stadium for a play-off final.

Celestial motion

foretelling the birth of an

amazing new world.

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What does 24th May mean to you?  Create a Blocks of History post and add a link in the comments box.

Marie

Building Blocks of History 17th May

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.

Happy voyagers

searching across the oceans

a contented heart.

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What does 17th May mean to you?  Create a Building Blocks of History post and add a link in the comments box.

Marie