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What happened in Sussex on this day ten years ago
ON THIS day ten years ago The Argus went to meet a group of people aiming to clean up the South Downs National Park. We went googly-eyed with Sussex…
Aug 17, 2019 04:14 UTC Read More

August 10, 500 years ago: Pigafetta and an unresolved issue
As the country prepares for the 500th anniversary of the arrival of the first Europeans and the introduction of Christianity, the better way to participate and…
Aug 17, 2019 02:33 UTC Read More

Tom Jones: Twins pitcher, manager had fist fight 50 years ago
…• Minnesota Twins pitcher Dave Boswell was reported to have 20 stitches to close the facial wounds he received in a fight with manager Billy Martin in Detroit.
Aug 17, 2019 02:00 UTC Read More

On this day 50 years ago: ...
August 17th 1969: Drawing on contemporaneous reports, Donnacha Ó Beacháin describes the day's events as they unfolded.
Aug 16, 2019 23:02 UTC Read More

Nobody is not afraid: Chernobyl pilot recalls his fear 33 years ago
More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor No. 4, the site of the world's worst…
Aug 16, 2019 21:07 UTC Read More

‘Nothing has changed:’ Tina Fontaine’s body pulled from river five years ago
The 15-year-old girl's body was retrieved from the river in Winnipeg on Aug. 17, 2014.
Aug 16, 2019 20:01 UTC Read More

Forty years ago in East Lansing: MSU student's disappearance causes moral panic over 'Dungeons & Dragons'
While the story of a prodigal student's disappearance and eventual suicide is tragic in its own right, Egbert is best remembered for having his story hijacked in…
Aug 16, 2019 17:46 UTC Read More

Ethelda Bleibtrey's Pioneering World Record 100 Years Ago This Day Swimming World News
Ethelda Bleibtrey World Record: American Pioneer, 100-Year Anniversary. Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first women's world record over 440 yards…
Aug 16, 2019 17:29 UTC Read More

BSF Jawan Died 26 Years Ago. Now, Village Youth Get His Family A New Home
Twenty-six years after he was killed in the line of duty, the family of a BSF jawan left their thatched dwelling behind and moved into a new pucca house, thanks to…
Aug 16, 2019 17:21 UTC Read More

Memories of Kennedy at Oahe Dam 57 years ago
Tomorrow it will have been 57 years since President John F. Kennedy's dedication of Oahe Dam near Pierre. It was my good fortune to have been picked by…
Aug 16, 2019 15:47 UTC Read More

Two hundred years ago today, Peterloo was our first step towards the vote
The sun looked down through a sultry and motionless air… over the whole field were strewed caps, bonnets, hats, shawls and shows, and other parts of male…
Aug 16, 2019 13:12 UTC Read More

Chilling rape case from 36 years ago solved, Coral Springs cops say
He raped a woman inside her Coral Springs home 36 years ago while her husband was away. Now Coral Springs cops have hunted him down.
Aug 16, 2019 13:07 UTC Read More

'Mad Men' Introduced Sartorial Legend Lane Pryce 10 Years Ago Today
Mad Men introduced Lane Pryce 10 years ago and the show was forever changed. Played by Jared Harris, the fussy financial officer became one of the gang…
Aug 16, 2019 12:29 UTC Read More

Erupting one hundred years ago today, TFN looks back at the story of The First Silesian Uprising
On the night of August 16th, 1919, the First Silesian Uprising broke out. Though it lasted just eight days and ended in a resounding military defeat, it united…
Aug 16, 2019 12:22 UTC Read More

P.E.I. man recalls magical experience of Woodstock 50 years ago
Glenn Roberts can clearly recall his Woodstock experience. Unlike his buddies and many thousands of other attendees of the iconic 1969 concert, Roberts was…
Aug 16, 2019 10:39 UTC Read More

Reuters: Chornobyl pilot recalls his fear 33 years ago
CHORNOBYL, Ukraine – More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chornobyl's nuclear reactor number four,…
Aug 16, 2019 10:12 UTC Read More

Brits spend 10% less on wedding gifts than just five years ago
Brits are willing to spend 10% less on a wedding gift than they were five years ago, research shows. Wedding guests in the UK are prepared to spend £44.97 on…
Aug 16, 2019 09:39 UTC Read More

No terror strike in Xinjiang since camps set up 3 years ago, says Beijing
There has been no terrorist incident in China's northwestern Xinjiang province since the government set up “education and training” camps three years ago,…
Aug 16, 2019 09:36 UTC Read More

The Orioles’ Jim Palmer pitched a no-hitter 50 years ago, and he wasn’t about to let Reggie Jackson ruin it
Fifty years ago this week, Jim Palmer pitched the fourth no-hitter in Orioles history. No single O's pitcher has matched the feat since.
Aug 16, 2019 09:03 UTC Read More

South London bandstand which David Bowie performed on 50 years ago is Grade II listed
It has been suggested that the late singer may have written the lyrics to Life On Mars from the steps of the cast iron bandstand.
Aug 16, 2019 04:25 UTC Read More

What happened in Brighton on this day ten years ago
ON THIS day ten years ago The Argus went to Brighton seafront to watch volleyball teams from across the county and beyond take part in a big…
Aug 16, 2019 04:23 UTC Read More

100, News History, 100 years ago, Aug. 14, 1919
The following news items were drawn from the archives of the Mail Tribune 100 years ago. Aug. 15, 1919. There was no regular publication on Aug. 14, 1919.
Aug 15, 2019 21:40 UTC Read More

#Byzantines used hashtag 900 years ago
The hashtag, a ubiquitous sign that has dominated the Internet since 2007, was also popular in the Byzantine era, a group of archaeologists has...
Aug 15, 2019 21:18 UTC Read More


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