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ON THIS DAY ! (UK history)

Tom Culshaw
Written by Tom Culshaw

On this day, UK History


You could be sat on your couch now, watching Jeremy Kyle for the past three years, missing out on a fortune !

  • On  04.12.2012 The highest lottery prize ever to remain unclaimed (£63.8m) eventually went to good causes as the winner did not come forward by the deadline of 23:00 GMT.


  • 1980 English rock group Led Zeppelin officially disbanded, following the death of drummer John Bonham on 25th September.


  • 1586 Queen Elizabeth I conferred the death sentence on Mary Queen of Scots after discovering a plot to assassinate her and bring about a Roman Catholic uprising. Queen Mary stayed at this house in Jedburgh in 1566 to hold a Circuit Court. She fell gravely ill and almost died there. As her later troubles closed in, she is said to have remarked “Would that I had died in Jedburgh.”





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