365 Fascinating Facts: And Reasons to Buy This Book

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Janus Publishing Company Lim, Apr 1, 2007 - History - 77 pages
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From ancient Egypt to modern times, this compendium presents interesting factoids, tidbits, and trivia from history for every day of the year. With intriguing snippets sure to please any history aficionado, this collection provides the answers to questions such as What was the first television advertising broadcast and what was advertised? When was the first executioner appointed in the United Kingdom and who was on the receiving end of his services? and What once caused Big Ben to run four and a half minutes slow?
 

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Contents

January
1
February
7
March
13
April
19
May
25
June
31
July
37
August
43
February 7
7
March 13
13
April 19
19
May 25
25
June 31
31
July 37
37
August 43
43
September 49
49

September
49
October
55
November
61
December
67
January 1
1
October 55
55
November 61
61
December 67
67
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Trevor Hopwood is a former commercial crime investigator and security manager.

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