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The Press and Journal (Inverness) - - FEATURES -

St Fran­cis of As­sisi, founder of the Fran­cis­can order, died.

The first per­for­mance of Gil­bert and Sul­li­van’s The Yeomen Of The Guard took place at the Savoy The­atre, Lon­don.

SOS was es­tab­lished as an in­ter­na­tional dis­tress sig­nal, re­plac­ing the call sign CDQ.

The King­dom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes was re­named Yu­goslavia.

The aerosol was patented by LD Good­hue and WN Sul­li­van.

Bri­tain’s first atomic weapon was ex­ploded in the Monte Bello Is­lands, off Aus­tralia.

The Bol­shoi Bal­let ap­peared at Covent Gar­den for the first time.

The post­code, re­quired in the ad­dress­ing of mail for me­chan­i­cal sort­ing, was first used in Bri­tain in Nor­wich.

Kim Kar­dashian West left Paris on a pri­vate jet af­ter she was robbed at gun­point of £8mil­lion-worth of jew­ellery.

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