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On this day – 30 August

Posted on: Thu 30 Aug 2018

On this day in history;

In 1797 author Mary Shelley was born in the UK.

In 1963 a telephone line was established between the UK and Moscow.

In 1983 US astronaut Guion S. Bulford Jr. was the first African-American astronaut in space.

In 1968 Apple Records, owned by the Beatles, released their first single in the UK. The single had the A-side track Hey Jude and the B-side track Revolution by The Beatles.

Breakfast producer Rebecca St Clair joined host Nick Ward to chat about these events.

Produced by Rebecca St Clair
Image: Public Domain


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