On This Day – 4 January 2018

Posted on: Thu 4 Jan 2018

On this day we remember the life of speed record breaker, Donald Campbell. On this day in 1967 he tragically lost his life in a deadly speed record attempt in England, reaching speeds that are hard to comprehend.

Today also marks a historical global moment, as the Euro was introduced to the trading markets in 1999. Do you know how many countries currently use the Euro? And the countries that use it might surprise you!

And what’s a day in history without a corny fact about Brittany Spears?

Produced by Nick Ward

Image Sourced: Wikimedia Commons


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