Saturday, 10 December 2011

MDCCCLXXXVI and all that

Arsenal 1888/89 squad
Talk about History. One hundred and twenty five years ago Arsenal was born and to put that in context here's some other notable events from 1886...
Statue of liberty given to USA
Gladstone's debate on home rule for Ireland
Winchester 1886 Rifle manufactured
Safety Bicycle patented
Composer Franz List dies
Modern compound light microscope developed
Geronimo surrenders
Mercedes Benz Motorwagen patented
Anchor butter begins production
General Electric Company founded

Now that's history, Up The Arsenal!

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