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March 2020: West Norfolk

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Famous dates in Hull:
24th of August 1921 : Hull Airship Disaster
5th of August 1970 : First English Match to “Go to Penalties”
4th of December 1979 : The Hastie Fire

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Recommended Books:

A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool. - Rudyard Kipling
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On this day:
Cook sets sail on 3rd and last Voyage - 1776, Waterloo Station Opens - 1848, Big Bens First Strike - 1859, Gillingham Firefighting Display Disaster - 1929
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