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  1. Slavery Abolition — 2020-06-29 17:13:17
    …ore, Ireland had to be abandoned following persistent raids. Between 1609 and 1616, England alone had **466** merchant ships lost to Barbary pirates. Captives were forced to convert to Islam. Those who converted to Islam may have seen freedom,…
  2. Four-minute Mile — 2018-03-04 19:41:50
    …e University of Oxford and at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School in London. In 1951 and 1953, he won British championships in the mile run. Bannister researched the mechanics of running and trained using new scientific methods he had develop…
  3. Steel — 2017-06-28 14:56:51
    …mer Convertor" width="500" }} Bessemer Converter was instrumental in the production of armaments. Guns, cannons and warships became relatively inexpensive to produce. Steel frames could now be used to build towering skyscrapers. In America the…
  4. Portland Cement — 2017-06-15 01:37:39
    … bridges, schools, foundations of buildings, driveways and large office buildings are made of concrete. Some boats and ships are even made from concrete. The modern world would look very different without concrete. …
  5. Hip Replacement — 2017-05-23 19:59:08
    …clean trays to prevent cross-infection. == Key to Success == He wrote to all his patients asking //'could he have the hips back when they died?'// When a patient passed away, someone would be sent to go and collect the hips and the lymph nod…
    … 20th-century surgery, and is now one of the most performed elective surgical procedures in the world. Each year 35,000 hips are replaced in England and Wales on the NHS, and close to 300,000 THAs performed per year in the United States.…
  6. Plywood — 2016-10-19 10:55:12
    …he Admiralty to visit various ports and dockyards in Northern Europe and in Russia he built and equipped a flotilla of ships. == Patents == In 1791 he returned to England and took out his first patent for wood-working machines for sawing, pla…
  7. Fish and chips — 2016-08-04 17:02:59
    …Fish and chips :: [[CategoryFood]] == Fish and chips == {{Image url="FishnChips.jpg" class="right" title="Fish and Chips" width="400" }} The Great British Invention consisting of battered white fish, usually Cod, and potato chips (the Belgi…
    …wo eventually combined to make an irresistible meal. It's popularity was boosted during World War II when fish and chips remained one of the few foods in the United Kingdom not subject to rationing. === Tommyfield 1860 === The dish grew p…
  8. Sport — 2016-06-23 13:22:23
    … class="right" width="120" }} Darts began in Medieval England and is probably a spin off of archery. Played started on ships where room was restricted, by shortening arrows and throwing them at the bottom of an empty wine barrel. Henry VIII en…
  9. Industrial Revolution — 2016-06-23 12:25:37
    …vances in iron and used them with great effect. He created of the '''Great Western Railway''', a series of famous steamships, and numerous important bridges and tunnels, hence revolutionising public transport and modern day engineering. During…
  10. Tank — 2016-05-16 11:27:53
    …aring the way for an infantry advance. == Churchill == With recommendations from people like Ernest Swinton the //Landships Committee//, established by Churchill in February 1915, conducted experiments and tests of various vehicles in its atte…
  11. Titanic — 2016-03-08 14:18:30
    … by the White Star Line shipping company of Liverpool England. Work on Titanic started on 31 March 1909, one of three ships called the 'Olympic class'. These magnificent vessels were the industrial marvels of their age and Titanic was to be th…

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