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1793 The Reign of Terror,in which thousands went to the guillotine in the French Revolution,began 1859 Big Ben,in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament,first began recording time 1902 The Boer War ended with the Peace of Vereeniging 1910 The colonies of Cape of Good Hope,Natal,Transvaal and Orange River Colony united to form Union of South Africa 1910 Lord Baden-Powell's sister, Agnes,announced formation of the Girl Guides 1927 The last Tin Lizzie car came off the production line,almost unchanged since it was introduced as the model T Ford in 1908

ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR... A new team of 1,400 experts was due to start work in Iraq as the hunt for weapons of mass destruction widened following claims that the coalition exaggerated the threat Saddam Hussein posed to the world
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Title Annotation:Letters
Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:May 31, 2004
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