Piltdown Man memorial, 1938
The site of the discovery of the Piltdown skull: the monolith memorial unveiled by Sir Keith Arthur on 22nd July 1938. The memorial was placed in the grounds of Barkham Manor at Piltdown, East Sussex, to mark the site of the discovery. Part of the inscription states 'Here, in the old river gravel, Mr. Charles Dawson , F.S.A, found the fossil skull of Piltdown Man, 1912-13'. The spectacular find was revealed to be an elaborate hoax in 1953. Date: 22nd July 1938
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Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Conductor
Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Conductor. A game which features characters involved in performing (and subsequently prosecuting and defending) a striptease. The complex rules allow for two variants of the game, providing for prosecution of the person (or theatre) presenting the striptease.
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The Easington Colliery mining disaster
A violent underground explosion in the early hours of 29th May, caused the National Coal Board's worst mine disaster since the nationalisation of coal. In all, eighty miners who had been working in the mine were killed, and one rescue worker lost his life as well.
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