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Famous dates in Glasgow:
5th of August 1305 : William Wallace is captured by the English
13rd of May 1568 : The Battle of Langside
23rd of June 1725 : Malt Tax Riots Begin
12th of October 1823 : First Mackintosh Sold
17th of June 1867 : Lister performs the first operation using an antiseptic.
13rd of March 1872 : Formation of Scottish Football Association
30th of November 1872 : 1st international Football Match - Scotland V England
4th of October 1883 : The Boys Brigade is founded
14th of December 1896 : Glasgow Subway Opens
31st of January 1919 : Battle of George Square
10th of May 1941 : Rudolf Hess lands in Scotland
28th of March 1960 : Fire Claims 19 Glasgow Firefighters
2nd of January 1971 : Ibrox Disaster Claims 66 Lives
29th of November 1985 : Glasgow Gas Blast
30th of June 2007 : Terror Attack on Glasgow Airport

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A cricketer's life is a life of splendid freedom, healthy effort, endless variety, and delightful good fellowship - W G Grace
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On this day:
Bloody Retribution in Kennington - 1746, First Penguin Paperbacks - 1935, England win the World Cup - 1966, Falkirk Rail Disaster - 1984, Cool Britannia Party at 10 Downing Street - 1997, Last Edition of Top of the Pops - 2006
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