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1917 : A Holme Valley soldier was reported missing. Pte Freddie Aspinall, 19, of Sunny Brow, Wooldale, was never seen again and was later presumed killed. His 23-year-old brother Harry had vanished during a raid on German trenches a year earlier and was later presumed dead.

1852: The Duke of Wellington, English military commander, victor at Waterloo, statesman and Tory Prime Minister, died aged 83.

1886: The typewriter ribbon was patented by George Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee. 1891: The first penalty kick in an English League football game was taken by Heath of Wolverhampton Wanderers against Accrington.

1964: The British daily newspaper the Daily Herald ceased publication and was replaced by The Sun. 1982: Princess Grace of Monaco, American actress Grace Kelly, died in Monaco's hospital without regaining consciousness after a car crash the previous day.

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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Sep 14, 2017
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