On this day - 17/01

PUBLISHED: 09:41 18 January 2008 | UPDATED: 15:38 11 May 2010

1912 Explorer Robert Falcom Scott reached the South Pole. 1929 First appearance of Popeye in a comic strip. 1983 Breakfast television began in Britain with the BBC launching Breakfast Time. 1985 British Telecom announced it was scrapping its traditional r

1912 Explorer Robert Falcom Scott reached the South Pole. 1929 First appearance of Popeye in a comic strip. 1983 Breakfast television began in Britain with the BBC launching Breakfast Time. 1985 British Telecom announced it was scrapping its traditional red telephone boxes.


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