On This Day

On This Day : History of the World in 366 Days

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Covers the major events of world history for each day of the year. Newspaper-style articles, many of them illustrated, cover all the main news stories of the day in a lively, on-the-spot way from Julius Caesar to Mikhail Gorbachev, from the discovery of gravity to the first landing on the moon. Also included for each day are extracts from diaries, letters and speeches, amusing events and trivia, a news-in-brief column and lists of birthdays of the famous.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 226 x 296 x 42mm | 1,741.79g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Hamlyn
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 750 b&w illustrations and photographs
  • 0600575160
  • 9780600575160