A Conversation for On This Day in History - Suggestions for May
Bruce Started conversation May 8, 2000
Err, better late than never
Birthdays - Robert Johnson (bluesman) in Hazelhurst, Mississipi in 1911, Gary Glitter 1944.
Deaths - Truganini, purportedly the last full blood Tasmanian Aboriginal died in 1876.
Technology - the rubber tyre was patented in London by Robert Thompson in 1847 & the first fax machine (requiring a dedicated phone line) was shown by Xerox in 1964.
Alex Wilcock Posted May 18, 2000
1945 Victory in Europe for the Allies ('VE Day')
1986 The Liberal Party wins the Ryedale by-election from the Conservatives.
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