In 1953 on November 21st, the authorities at the British Natural History Museum announce the "Piltdown Man" skull, one of the most famous fossil skulls in the world, is a hoax.
Previously in time, in 1783, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and Marquis d'Arlandes make the 1st manned free balloon flight in a Montgolfier balloon.
Hmm. Coincidence? This author thinks not!
As to the games, a good crop. The number seems to be increasing each week, as do the numbers of members turning up. Keep up the good work guys.
A noticeable absence this week. No ‘Brass: Birmingham’ this week. Replaced by ‘Crystal Palace’ perhaps.
(Yes, I know! The dates this time are just awkward.)Posted Wednesday 27th November 2019 10:46:42 by Ian Pearson