TUES 12th FEB 2019



1554; At the tender age of 16, the ‘nine days queen’, Lady Jane Grey and her husband Lord Guildford Dudley were beheaded; he on Tower Hill, she on Tower Green, after being implicated in the Wyatt's rebellion.
The rebellion arose out of concern over Queen Mary I's determination to marry Philip II of Spain, which was an unpopular policy with the English.
The little englander island mentality was alive and well
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1733; Englishman James Oglethorpe founded Georgia, the 13th colony of the Thirteen Colonies, and its first city at Savannah.
The 12th of February is known as Georgia Day for its historic importance to the state.
Bet the locals weren't happy about the immigrants.
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1809; Charles Darwin, English naturalist and author of The Origin of Species, was born, in Shrewsbury.
He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestry, and proposed that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection.
He published his theory with compelling evidence for evolution in his 1859 book On the Origin of Species.
By the 1870s the scientific community and much of the general public accepted evolution as a fact.
The bible belt of America is a trump stronghold; some are members of the flat earth society/club.
There's nowt as queer as folk...
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GREECE
It is not just Greece and the rest of the relatively divided developed world that have haves and have-nots.