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ON THIS DAY.

1916: A Military Tribunal in Holmfirth heard a mill owner plea for exemption for his workers from serving in the armed forces. They included a scourer, a teaser, a fettler, a loom tuner, a presser and a foreman in the yarn department.

1711: The first edition of The Spectator was published.

1932: The baby son of US aviator Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped. He was found dead on May 12.

1940: Vivien Leigh (pictured) won the Best Actress Oscar for her role as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With The Wind.

1966: Chancellor of the Exchequer James Callaghan said Britain would switch to decimal currency from 1971.

1978: Charlie Chaplin's coffin was stolen from a Swiss cemetery three months after burial. It was found 10 miles away on May 17.

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Title Annotation:News; Teasers
Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Mar 1, 2016
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