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6th November 1975: Sex Pistols play their first gig

November 5th, 2018

On the 6th November 1975, the Sex Pistols played their first gig at St. Martin's College of Art in ... Go to Episode

13th October 54: Emperor Claudius dies in mysterious circumstances

October 12th, 2018

On the 13th October AD 54, the Roman Emperor Claudius died, supposedly after being ... Go to Episode

9th December 1921: Lead identified as a fuel additive to reduce engine knocking in automobiles

December 8th, 2018

Thomas Midgeley Jr. discovered that adding tetraethyl lead to gasoline reduced knocking in automobile ... Go to Episode

7th December 1972: The Blue Marble photograph taken of the whole Earth

December 6th, 2018

The crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft took the iconic Blue Marble photograph of the ... Go to Episode