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Old 12-12-2015, 08:53 PM   #90
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Lightbulb Black Friday

Teaching non-violence and direct action..
1931 September 11-Britain put the R100 airship up for sale due to lack of funds..built by the Airship Guarantee Company, a specially-created subsidiary of the armaments firm, Vickers-Armstrongs, led by Commander Dennis Burney, with the design team headed by Barnes Wallis, later famous for his invention of the bouncing bomb.. The design team also included Nevil Shute Norway as the senior stress engineer..R100 was constructed at the former RNAS Air Station Howden in Yorkshire, a remote location 3 mi (5 km) from Howden and 25 mi (40 km) from Hull..R100 made her maiden flight in the morning of 16 December 1929.. After departing Howden at 07:53, she flew slowly to York then set course for the Royal Airship Works at Cardington, Bedfordshire, running on 5 engines..The other airship, the R101, was built by the British Air Ministry, but both airships were funded by the Government..Manufacturer Vickers...

Jacques Cartier Bridge in Montreal, August 1930..

Saturnday September 12 - Mexico was admitted to the League of Nations-Mahatma Gandhi arrived in London to attend the Round Table Conference on Indian independence.. He took a small room at Kingsley Hall in the city's East End-Born: Ian Holm, actor, in Goodmayes, Essex, England; George Jones, country musician, in Saratoga, Texas (d. 2013)-Died: Francis J. Higginson, 88, U.S. Navy officer/Sunday 13 - A train near Biatorbágy, Hungary was sabotaged by a viaduct explosion, killing 22.. Authorities blamed communists, but a mentally disturbed man by the name of Szilveszter Matuska was later convicted of the crime-Austrian troops put down a Heimwehr revolt in the province of Styria-Great Britain won the Schneider Trophy as Flight Lieut. George Stainforth set a new seaplane speed record of 386.1 mph..., I don't have the time..I approve of larceny; homicide is against my principles..You talk like rooster, who thinks sun come up just to hear him crow..Do not forget your prayers..May need 'em...

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