Rose Wild

@TimesArchive

I'm the Archive Editor of The Times, digging up bits of weird history from 1785 to the present day

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Repentant self-abuser regains sight and fathers a son - a miracle of Dr Brodum's nervous cordial (1798)

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"He did not lavish honours on foreign prostitutes" George III, Times obit http://thetim.es/1ib5pg2 #OnThisDay 1820

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Death announcement of George III #OnThisDay 1820

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Fascinating letter - security concerns over release of Kubrick's Dr Strangelove #OnThisDay 1964

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Gone to graveyards every one - US Marines in Khe Sanh singing Pete Seeger - "it's our protest too" 1968

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US Marines in Khe Sanh sing Where Have All The Flowers Gone - "it's our protest too" 1968

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Pete Seeger takes banjo to court for contempt sentence on Un-American Activities charge, 1961

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Peace, equality, decency in a troubled world - Pete Seeger's causes #RIP

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The reign of the Rag - London's new dance craze "cited as the decline of the race", 1914

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This is how we used to do corrections in The Times (from 1811)

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Chard or Bromhead - who was the real hero of Rorke's Drift? #OnThisDay1879

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Hitler's message of "deep grief" on death of King George V #OnThisDay 1936

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Death notice of Sir John Soane "professor of architecture" #OnThisDay 1837

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Gross insult to the Queen! 1839 #VictorianFacebook

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"Found in women's clothes for a supposed felonious purpose" - Earnest Boulton & Frederick Park #VictorianFacebook

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"He would wouldn't he" Mandy Rice-Davies on Lord Astor's denial http://thetim.es/19yXA3d #Profumo

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"I am notorious ... another Lady Hamilton" Mandy Rice-Davies milks the moment #Profumo 1963

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Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht murdered in Berlin #OnThisDay 1919

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Queen Victoria blags free telephones off Alexander Graham Bell #OnThisDay 1878

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Noël Coward's first theatrical review - playing a mushroom 1912

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