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1886: The first Cruft's Dog Show to be held in London, was organised by Charles Cruft, general manager of a dog biscuit firm.

1906: The Bakerloo Line on London's Underground opened. 1910: The first film made in Hollywood was released: DW Griffith's, In Old California. 1914: The Rokeby Venus by Velasquez, in London's National Gallery, was damaged by suffragettes. 1969: James Earl Ray pleaded guilty to murdering American civil rights leader Martin Luther King.

1981: Death of Sir Maurice Oldfield, British intelligence chief considered to be the model for James Bond's 'M'. 1988: The Prince of Wales narrowly escaped death in an avalanche at Klosters in the Swiss Alps. His friend Hugh Lindsay was killed.
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Title Annotation:Letters
Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Mar 10, 2010
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