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Daily Archive: October 31, 2019

The Great Exhibition Of 1851 - The Crystal Palace 0

The Great Exhibition Of 1851 And Its Celebration In 1951 As Viewed In 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! In 1948 work was underway to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the legendary Great Exhibition of 1851, which was to have taken place in 1951. But in 1948, the idea of celebrating seemed remote in many ways – celebrating England of 1851 seemed more the celebration of...

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October 31, 1963 – Vietnam: Victory Just Months Away – Detroit Bookies Told To Ease Up – Russian Diplomats Shown The Door

Become a Patron! October 31, 1963 – A day for cautious optimism. A rumor that our Vietnam excursion was slated to be over “within two months”, according to General Paul Harkins, the U.S. Military commander in South Vietnam. Harkins said in a report published in Tokyo earlier in the morning,...