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On This Day – 21 December

Posted on: Thu 21 Dec 2017

On this day in 1898, French scientists discovered radium. Pierre and Marie Curie won a Nobel Prize for their discovery, however, radium wasn’t as kind to them.

Also, on this day in 1971, a publican was killed removing a bomb from his pub in Northern Ireland.

Finally, on this day, Bruce Springsteen releases his record-breaking album Born In The USA.

Breakfast producer, Nick Ward, speaks with Tom Jordan to discuss these events.

Produced by Dale Carter

Image Sourced: Wikimedia Commons


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