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21st October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1772 Samuel Taylor Coleridge (romantic poet)

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Died:

1805 Admiral Horatio Nelson (British Admiral – won and died in the Battle of Trafalgar)

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On This Day:

1966 Coal waste heap slides and engulfs a school in Aberfan, Wales, killing 116 children and 28 adults

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Have a good Sunday, 21st October

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27th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1957 Bernhard Langer (golfer & Masters Champion)

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Died;

1919 Louis Botha (South Africa General during the Anglo – Boer War and Statesman)

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On This Day:

1955 First publication of The Guinness Book Of Records

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Have a good Monday, 27th August