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On this day.

February 24, 1988: The Adult Training Programme was set to replace the Community Programme and Kirklees Council hoped to lead the way in this new training initiative.

1825: Thomas Bowdler, who took out the 'naughty bits' in Shakespeare''s work, died. He gave the English language the word 'bowdlerise'.

1887: The first two cities to be linked by telephone were Paris and Brussels.

BIRTHDAYS: Phil Knight, billionaire co-founder of Nike, 74; Denis Law, commentator/former footballer, 72; Paul Jones, blues singer/broadcaster, 70; Dennis Waterman, actor, 64; Alain Prost, racing driver, 57; Billy Zane (pictured), actor/director, 46; Lleyton Hewitt, tennis player, 31.
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Title Annotation:Letters
Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Feb 24, 2012
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