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ON THIS DAY.

September 10, 1915: A Rastrick soldier serving in the Dardanelles had been killed. He was Pte W Broomhead, 25, of Closes Road, who was serving with the 8th Bn the Duke of Wellington's Regiment.

1669: Henrietta Maria, French wife of Charles I of England, died near Paris. Henrietta Street, London WC2, is named after her.

1945: Vidkun Quisling, the ''Puppet'' Premier of Norway during the Second World War, was sentenced to death for collaboration with the Nazis and was executed on October 24.

1965: Yale University published a map purporting to show that the Vikings discovered America in the 11th century.

1981: Picasso's anti-war mural Guernica returned to Spain after 40 years custodianship in the US. Picasso (pictured) refused to allow the painting to be shown in Spain until the restoration of democracy.

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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Sep 10, 2015
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