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The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk&world Update -

CHAN­CEL­LOR Ge­orge Os­borne joined fel­low EU fi­nance min­is­ters in Brus­sels to give for­mal ap­proval to an eco­nomic bail-out pack­age for Por­tu­gal. Dr John­son and James Boswell met for the first time at Tom Davie’s book­shop in Rus­sell Street, London. The Dauphin of France (later Louis XVI) mar­ried Marie Antoinette.

The Emile Ber­liner gave the first demon­stra­tion of flat disc record­ing and re­pro­duc­tion be­fore mem­bers of the Franklin In­sti­tute,

Philadel­phia. Pi­anist and en­ter­tainer (Wladziu Valentino) Lib­er­ace was born in Wis­con­sin. His fa­ther wanted him to be an

un­der­taker.

Emile Ber­liner

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