Saturday, 1 August 2020

ON THIS DAY AUGUST 1st - JUST FOR FUN


1774 -  English chemist Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen by isolating it in its gaseous state

1834 -  Slavery abolished throughout the British Empire - Slavery Abolition Act 1833 comes into effect.

1971 -   George Harrison's concert for Bangladesh takes place in NYC

2016- Anthrax outbreak in Yamalo-Nenets, Siberia kills one and infects 8 others, also kills 2,300 reindeer, global warming blamed.

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