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1735: Sir Robert Walpole, the first Prime Minister, moved into 10 Downing Street. It was a gift from George II which he accepted on condition it should be for whoever was First Lord of the Treasury - an office now always held by the Prime Minister.

TODAY IS...INDEPENDENCE IN BULGARIA MALI 1827: Joseph Smith, son of an impoverished New England farmer, announced he had received golden plates from an angel. From this he translated the Book of Mormon which led to the founding of the Mormons (Latter Day Saints). 1955: With the start of commercial television in Britain, the first advert transmitted was for Gibbs SR toothpaste. 1972: Idi Amin gave Uganda's 8,000 Asians 48 hours to leave the country.

1980: Workers in Poland formed a new independent labour union, Solidarity, in defiance of the Communist authorities. 1989: An IRA bomb attack killed 10 and injured more than 30 at the Royal Marines School of Music in Deal, Kent.

1991: Bryan Adams made pop history when his record Everything I Do, I Do For You, stayed at No 1 for a 12th week.

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Title Annotation:Letters
Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Sep 22, 2011
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