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On This Day – 2 September

Posted on: Mon 2 Sep 2019

On This Day;

in 1969, America’s first automatic teller machine (ATM) made its public debut at Chemical Bank in Rockville Center, New York. A baggage company executive, Don Wetzel, reportedly conceived of the concept while waiting in line at a bank.

in 1666, The Great Fire of London was ignited in a bakery on Pudding Lane in the early hours of September 2nd. The fire quickly spread to a warehouse filled with combustibles; sparking the infamous inferno.

Breakfast producer Zak Stuart joins Zoe Kounadis and Tom Mann to explain more about these events in history.

Produced by Zak Stuart

Image source: Wikimedia Commons


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