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What Happened – November 28

It was on this day in 1814 that The London Times became the first newspaper to be printed by an automatic press. Built by two German inventors, the steam powered machine was able to produce over 2000 pages per hour, compared to only 800 … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 14

It was on this day in 1955 that Little Richard said “a-wop-bop-a-loo-bop-a-lop-bam-boom.” He was in New Orleans to record a new album and had gone to a nearby tavern for lunch. While there he sat down at a piano and started … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 24

It was on this day in 1975 that Queen started recording their song ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ at a studio in Wales. Freddie Mercury first started writing it in the late 1960’s and had used some of the arrangement in other songs. It … Continue reading

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