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1533: Anne Boleyn crowned Queen of England

June 1, 2019 admin 0

Anne Boleyn – once described as a  brilliant, pure, and injured woman – was crowned Queen of England on this day in 1533. Henry VIII’s stormy marriage to her, and her execution by beheading, made […]

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1935: New Messerschmitt roars into the sky

May 29, 2019 admin 0

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 – the famous German fighter aircraft that was the backbone of the Luftwaffe’s fighter force  flew for the first time on this day in 1935. It saw operational service in 1937 […]