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On This Day – 29 July

Posted on: Tue 30 Jul 2019

On This Day;

In 1836, the opening of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris took place.

In 1954, “Fellowship of the Ring” the 1st volume of “Lord of the Rings” by J. R. R. Tolkien published.

In 1958, the U.S. Congress passes legislation establishing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

In 2005, an anonymous bidder pays one million dollars for the original handwritten lyrics to The Beatles’ “All You Need Is Love” at the Hippodrome nightclub in London.

Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis discuss these events from history.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image Sourced: Wikimedia Commons


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