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a I local 1469: Niccolo Machiavelli, statesman and historian, was born in Florence. 1494: Christopher Columbus discovered Jamaica while in search of a westward route to the East.

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CONSTITUTION DAY, POLAND 1808: A duel was fought between two hot air balloonists over Paris. 1814: Louis XVIII took the throne of France after Napoleon's defeat and exile by the allies. 1903: Bing Crosby, was born in Tacoma, Washington, as Harry Lillis Crosby.

of there 1903: The first electric train ran through the Mersey Railway tunnel between Liverpool and Birkenhead. 1934: Author HG Wells predicted there would be a major world war by 1940.

Ithe a 1951: The Festival of Britain was opened by King George VI on a bombsite near London's Waterloo station. 1952: Newcastle United became the first team since 1891 to win two English FA Cup Finals in succession by beating Arsenal 1-0.

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Title Annotation:Letters
Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:May 3, 2012
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