The longest-running show in #Broadway history, @PhantomBway, opened #onthisday exactly 33 years ago. Still running with the largest #Broadway orchestra until last year's shutdown, its future is now uncertain given the changes imposed by @CamMackLtd on its London counterpart. #OTD
Yesterday wasn’t just any day – not just Burns Night or my friend Lawrence’s birthday – but 139 years ago #onthisday yesterday Virginia Woolf was born. ‘A thousand pens are ready to suggest’, so ends this, perhaps her greatest work, ‘what you should do and what effect you have.’
#OnThisDay in 1923, Mithan Tata & Mercy Ashworth became the #first women called to the Bar by
As Mithan was admitted 3 days before Mercy, her name was (narrowly!) called first - but both women's achievements were a sign of change for #WomeninLaw
#OnThisDay 1988 the author and cultural critic Raymond Williams died. The archive collection @SwanseaUni has been used by researchers from around the world. Find out more about Raymond, his work and his archive collection in this @ArchivesHub post -
#OnThisDay in 1942 : No. 100 and No. 36 Squadron launched an offensive against Japanese forces landing on the east coast of Malaya. 12 Vildebeest bombers accompanied by Hurricane and Buffalo fighters attacked Japanese transports and landing craft. 5 Vildebeests were shot down.
A reinvention of apotheosis. Gustave Doré: "La Rue de la Vieille-Lanterne."
Gérard de Nerval, one of the most important authors of French romanticism, who anticipated the Symbolist movement, committed suicide #OnThisDay 1855, after years of mental derangement and poverty.
🦁Premier League tarihinin en düşük seyirci rekoru, 26 Ocak 1993’de soğuk bir Londra gecesinde Wimbledon-Everton maçında 3039 seyirci ile kırıldı.
🏟Maçın o dönem kendi sahamız olmadığı için Crystal Palace sahasında oynandığını belirteyim
#OnThisDay in 1917, British merchant steamer SS Matheran approached Cape Town carrying a cargo of salt, industrial supplies, mail and racehorses, when she was sunk by a mine from the prolific German raider SMS Wolf. Find out more about her story here:
On this day in history - 26th January 1908
On this day in 1908 the 1st Glasgow Scout Group was registered. This is the earliest known certificate for a scout group. #OTD #OnThisDay
All the It Just So Happened 'On This Day' archives can be found here:
#OnThisDay in 1982: @QPR reach the FA Cup 5th Round as Clive Allen scores 4 Vs @BlackpoolFC in 4th Round replay: #QPR 5 #Blackpool 1 (Allen 4, Stainrod Pen) (Last QPR player to score 4) Hucker Fenwick Howe Roeder Gillard Currie Gregory Waddock Allen Stainrod Flanagan + Stewart.
#RepublicDay #RepublicDay2021 #RepublicDayIndia #FarmersProtest #किसान_दिल्ली_फतह_करेगा
#quiz #QuedateEnCasa #QueroBolsonaroAte2026 #WritingCommunity #EijazKhan #ENHYPEN #Release_Lalu_Yadav #OnThisDay #SarkaruVaariPaata #DeshKiBeti #LIVE #BBTrendMasterRubinaDilaik #JIN
With the Aussies chasing 1️⃣8️⃣6️⃣, it looked all over at 74 for 7, and then - after a steadfast 54 from the debutant Justin Langer took them to 1️⃣4️⃣4️⃣ for 9️⃣
Craig McDermott was given out caught behind off Courtney Walsh to give the game to Windies by a run💪
#OnThisDay 1942 The first of 300,000 US troops arrive in to the Belfast docks, who will prepare to fight in North Africa and Normandy. There are so many that they make up 1/10 of the population. The US Rangers were formed in Carrickfergus.
#Ireland #History #WW2 @wartimeni
#OnThisDay 7 years ago 🏆
The day @stanwawrinka became a grand slam champion after 2 memorable weeks, becoming the 1st player since Bruguera in 1993 to win a slam by beating the world number 2 (Djokovic in QF) and the world number 1 (Nadal in the final) in the same tournament.
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