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Norwich Gazette
October 1904.

Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 6:00 PM
Temperature: 65F

Bright and warm, with a refreshing breeze; clouding over later. Small chance of light showers in the evening.

General Headlines - October 1904

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General Headlines - October 1904

Post  God on Sat 6 Jan 2018 - 9:26

Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 6:00 PM

National News
- London Symphony Orchestra opens.
- First electric train introduced in Liverpool.
- The City of Truro becomes first train in world to exceed 100 mph.
- 'Motor-car licences' [number plates] introduced. Speed limit raised to 20 mph.

Imperial News
- Introduction of 'Empire Day'.
- Tomb of Nefertari discovered in Egypt.
- British expedition to Tibet captures Lhasa.
- 'Great Toronto Fire' destroys city.

World News
- Wright brothers make their first successful flight in their 'powered air-craft'.
- Outbreak of the 'Russo-Japanese War'.
- Roger Casement publishes his account of Belgian atrocities in the Congo.
- United States purchases territory in Panama and start construction of a canal.
- Summer Olympics held in St Louis, United States.

Cultural News
- Conrad's novel Nostromo published.
- Chesterton's novel The Napoleon of Notting Hill published.
- Barrie's Peter Pan premieres in London.
- Puccini's Madame Butterfly premieres in Milan.
- Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard premieres in Moscow.
- Veblen's The Theory of Business Enterprise published.

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