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Edith Louisa Cavell was a British nurse. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from both sides without discrimination and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during the First World War, for which she was arrested. She was accused Continue Reading

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Joseph Fry, started making chocolate around 1759. In 1761 Joseph Fry and John Vaughan purchased a small shop and with it the patent for a chocolate refining process. In 1777 their chocolate works moved from Newgate Street to Union Street, Bristol. In 1847, the Fry’s Continue Reading

Margaretha Geertruida “Margreet” MacLeod was born 7 August 1876, better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War I and executed on 15 February 1917 by firing Continue Reading

Airdrieonians Football Club, were a Scottish professional football team from the town of Airdrie, in the Monklands area of Lanarkshire. The team was founded in 1878 as Excelsior Football Club, changing its name to Airdrieonians in 1881. It was elected to the Scottish Football League Continue Reading

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