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But today, OnThisDay.com suggests that on the 4th of October 1537, the first complete English-language Bible (the Matthew Bible) was printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdate:
How do you think this has impacted us? I think this was a huge step forward for Religion, as now many more people could access the Bible, not just those who spoke Latin, such as Priests.
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This day in history marks the moment that Harambe is now recognised as a patron saint to humanity and beyond.
Without which, today might not even be October 4th, so that's pretty significant.
Now that is very relevant Wasn't it a 10 month calendar without July and August at one point?
Apparently it was January and February that were missing; July and August were there, under different names.
1880 The first ball-point pen is patented by Alonzo T. Cross - this makes it a lot easier for us to write academic notes, love letters etc. without spilling ink everywhere
1915 Bulgaria enters World War I on the side of the Central Powers - do you think this made much impact to WW1?
1938 Germany invalidates Jew's passports - means that they couldn't leave/escape Germany?
1947 US President Harry S Truamn delivers the first televised White House address (asking people to cut back on grain use due to the effects still of WW2 on famine) - this could have been the first impression some had of the President and a new, effective way of communicating.
1962 The Beatles release their 1st record "Love Me Do" - the start of the huge, iconic band, loved by millions!
(...) *1938 Germany invalidates Jew's passports - means that they couldn't leave/escape Germany? (...
The Jews who have realized the dangerous atmosphere in German Reich were leaving the country before 1938 anyway. *
Was it the one quoted above? Having more music and sports ones would be great!
BBC used to have a similar website. Along with one which showed significant events relating to certain things. (sport, music, etc)