On this day in history – 9th December

On this day in history

On this day in history – 9th December

9th December 2014
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9th December is a significant day in our history. It was on this day in 2004 that JLES was founded. The day’s significance got us talking about what else might have happened on this special day in history?

Here’s what we found out:
  • 1608
    English Poet John Milton, who wrote Paradise Lost, is born.
  • 1783
    The 1st execution at Newgate Jail in London takes place.
  • 1854
    The Charge of The light Brigade by Lord Tennyson is published.
  • 1868
    First British government of Gladstone forms.
  • 1934
    Dame Judi Dench is born.
  • 1953
    John Malkovich is born.
  • 1960
    The First Episode of Coronation Street is aired.
  • 1967
    The Beatles reach Number 1 with Hello, Goodbye.
  • 1982
    Steven Spielberg’s E.T. premiers in Britain.
  • 1992
    Charles & Diana announce formal separation.
  • 2004
    JLES Group Founded.