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On This Day – 28 May

Posted on: Tue 28 May 2019

On this day in 1742, Goodman’s Fields was opened, which was the first indoor swimming pool.

In more recent times, Amanda Goad won the 65th National Spelling Bee in 1992.

From a music perspective, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic left his job as a mail clerk and signed a contract for his first album in 1983. While in 2000, The White Stripes performed on TV for the first time on the Detroit Public television series Backstage Pass.



Produced by Zoe Kounadis and Tom Mann

Image source: Wikimedia Commons



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