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why do brits drive on the left hand side of the road
Why do Brits drive on the left-hand side of the road? https://t.co/5cQJBvryXI
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eyewitness account the aftermath of the 1986 chernobyl disaster
Eyewitness account: the aftermath of the 1986 #Chernobyl disaster https://t.co/rdqEsnMDl0
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starting with new york in 1970 the era of the big city marathon began
“Starting with New York in 1970, the era of the ‘big city’ #marathon began…” https://t.co/F172jCqxMI
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the disaster considered the worst nuclear accident in history took place in 1986
The #Chernobyl disaster - considered the worst nuclear accident in history - took place #OnThisDay in 1986 https://t.co/rdqEso4ecy #OTD #ThisDayInHistory
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the 1908 london olympics is still probably the most famous ever run first into the stadium had been the italia
“The 1908 London Olympics is still probably the most famous #marathon ever run. First into the stadium had been the Italian Dorando Pietri, but he collapsed near the finish and was helped over the line by a British official” https://t.co/F172jC8WVa
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judi dench wins our sympathy for the ageing emotionally isolated queen while leaving no doubt as to how imposs
“Judi Dench wins our sympathy for the ageing, emotionally isolated queen, while leaving no doubt as to how impossible she was…” https://t.co/Desa7lVL1p
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in our latest tells the story of one mans quest for revenge following the 1919 amritsar massacre
In our latest #podcast, @tweeter_anita tells the story of one man’s quest for revenge following the 1919 Amritsar massacre https://t.co/VonCDgXTA1
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ruth ellis the last woman to be executed in britain is rightly remembered as having had an important influence
“Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be executed in Britain, is rightly remembered as having had an important influence upon views on the death penalty…” https://t.co/tb54gjwimR
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why gallipoli has become such a defining moment in australian history anzacday ww1
Why Gallipoli has become such a defining moment in Australian history https://t.co/k55eCTn1qs #ANZACDay #WW1
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a brief history of capital punishment in britain
A brief history of capital punishment in Britain https://t.co/tb54gjwimR
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tony foulds was 8 years old when he witnessed a fatal us bomber crash in endcliffe park sheffield where he was
Tony Foulds was 8 years old when he witnessed a fatal US bomber crash in Endcliffe Park, Sheffield, where he was scuffling with fellow schoolchildren. Now 82, Tony has tended the memorial of the 10 fallen airmen ever since https://t.co/A88pXM9pcA #RememberTheTen #TonyGotAFlypast
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no one questions military history because we all accept large scale violence as normal but because sex is naug
"No one questions military history, because we all accept large scale violence as normal, but because sex is naughty people can act as though studying sexuality is just a bit of a giggle," says Dr Eleanor Janega (@GoingMedieval) https://t.co/Iq3b9QWIE2
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in 2013 archaeologists confirmed that a skeleton discovered in a leicester car park was as they suspected
#OnThisDay in 2013, archaeologists confirmed that a skeleton discovered in a Leicester car park was, as they suspected, #RichardIIIhttps://t.co/R286l92AhL #OTD
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how do historians research the history of sex dr kate lister shares the sources that help to lay the past bare
How do historians research the history of sex? Dr Kate Lister (@WhoresofYore) shares the sources that help to lay the past bare – and help us learn a little about ourselves, too… https://t.co/Iq3b9QWIE2
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whats it like being a sex historian whoresofyore bares all
What’s it like being a sex historian? @WhoresOfYore bares all… https://t.co/Iq3b9Rek2C
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decolonising history means addressing unequivocally the issue of the low number of people of colour hired in t
"Decolonising history means addressing unequivocally the issue of the low number of people of colour hired in these institutions to teach those histories" says @OlivetteOtele https://t.co/MW3E4OfFAM #decolonise #history #debate
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on st davids day here are 16 things you might not know about the welsh saint stdavidsday
On St David’s Day, here are 16 things you might not know about the Welsh saint… #StDavidsDay https://t.co/CG28UJskH1
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marrying for love building castles and marshalling armies princesses could do more than you perhaps thought
Marrying for love, building castles and marshalling armies – #medieval princesses could do more than you perhaps thought… https://t.co/wzdoUi4IgO @kwilsonlee
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when 21 sikh soldiers stood against 10000 men the battle of saragarhi
When 21 Sikh soldiers stood against 10,000 men: the battle of #Saragarhi https://t.co/qDNWY1YJ44
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do we need to decolonise history and if so how 10 historians consider
Do we need to decolonise history? And if so, how? 10 historians consider https://t.co/MW3E4OfFAM @EleanorNewbigin @OlivetteOtele @kehinde_andrews @holland_tom @WardleworthNina @Alden_Young
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