Category Archives: Christmas 2017: December Dates

13th December 1914: Bad apples and a mishap in the kitchen

by Dr Ruth Salter [1] The second entry taken from my great-grandfather, Arthur John Pidgeon’s W/T Signal Log (see the first entry).

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13th December 1977: In mourning and in rage – Supporting victims of rape, murder, and vulnerable women in Los Angeles

by Donna Yamani

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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”

by Beth Rebisz As Autumn term slowly draws to a close, we thought it would be a great opportunity to take a look back at some of the highlights of this term. From public lectures to news appearances, from book … Continue reading

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7th December 1941: a date which will live in infamy

by Dafydd Townley It is not an overstatement to say that the events of December 7th, 1941, changed not just the world of the time, but also shaped the world in which we live today. The attack by Imperial Japanese … Continue reading

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3rd December 1914: Rough weather at sea and the ship’s cat

by Dr Ruth Salter [1] While many of the dates we’re looking at in this year’s December blog series mark big, noteworthy events which impacted either on the life of a notable individual, or on contemporary society – thus potentially … Continue reading

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