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Steve McQueen was first a Turner prize-winning artist, and then became the first Black filmmaker to win the Academy… https://t.co/0FXtWT7SUuOne of the greatest men in the history of science, Charles Darwin was taught and influenced by John Edmonstone, a m… https://t.co/KZVIiwev74
11/26
2020
The team finds new evidence suggesting a ship is buried in the swamp, while Gary and Charles head to Issac's point… https://t.co/4cwpXuxyjoWatch Maradona: Football’s Greatest on Sky HISTORY Friday 27th Nov at 9pm.One of the greatest footballers to ever play the game. Diego Maradona. https://t.co/Z5gB6bEmGY
11/25
2020
Sky HISTORY is partnering with @AncestryUK, the world's leading resource for online family history. Bring your back… https://t.co/5Z7iihltGCHe was a Battle of Britain pilot unlike any other. Douglas Bader became an RAF legend due to his dogged determinati… https://t.co/0nDEUjFGpqSky HISTORY is partnering with @AncestryUK, the world's leading resource for online family history. Bring your back… https://t.co/KByrWYCIVFMuch of WWI along the western front was fought using trench warfare. Both sides dug long lines of trenches that hel… https://t.co/GmOANNlA81
11/24
2020
Sky HISTORY is partnering with @AncestryUK, the world's leading resource for online family history. Bring your back… https://t.co/tDYkwuvfmfBlackbeard was one of the most notorious pirates of his time, yet he was by no means the most successful. In fact,… https://t.co/K8mPm0y9y4Over 150 years since she sat for Pre-Raphaelite artists including Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Simeon Solomon and Joanna… https://t.co/wfpka3TXpZThe smiths enter the forge to compete in four events that will test the full extent of their bladesmithing capabili… https://t.co/BoyfekNx5057 years ago, John F. Kennedy was assassinated as he rode in a motorcade through downtown Dallas. But what could've… https://t.co/EmXcm0L4RVThat’s Beau and Rick in the river behind me receiving a pre-shoot briefing from the safety team. I have to admit th… https://t.co/UDVp3504qR
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11/23
2020
Sky HISTORY is partnering with @AncestryUK, the world's leading resource for online family history. Bring your back… https://t.co/dwXFkkv9CJOne major event that caused mass migration to the UK was the Irish Potato Famine. Causing mass migration, according… https://t.co/HRKRGkHfnQ
11/22
2020
For the first time in history, a woman, and a woman of colour, Kamala Harris is becoming vice-president of the US.… https://t.co/lTnuTAFbR1
11/20
2020
Our bladesmiths must forge a Damascus blade from three different steels. The race is on to recreate two of history'… https://t.co/U2I3WHhxauSince as far back as the 18th Century when the original geisha were men, their role has been to provide companionsh… https://t.co/j4ttHyOton
11/19
2020
Sky HISTORY is partnering with @AncestryUK, the world's leading resource for online family history. Bring your back… https://t.co/XyCxsfJ9heIt’s been 100 years since the armistice that ended the so-called ‘war to end all wars’ was signed in a converted di… https://t.co/JyRKlV1K7qBe sure to check out a brilliant episode of #NotWhatYouThought with Dr @FernRiddell to learn even more about the Iv… https://t.co/pKl0R8CzzjThe Ivory Bangle Lady was one of the richest inhabitants of 4th century Roman York. Buried with luxury imports, she… https://t.co/rTzEGWdXxm @adamhembrow1 https://t.co/J0UCQ99Acj @PaveySid @RobLotr @CurseOfOak @HISTORY 👇🙌 https://t.co/17oXK493Lq @Richcurtis86 🙌 https://t.co/f1LrnxVER2 @Plum44LH https://t.co/38aWB66tNt @Squinnymonster We can... https://t.co/tGE3aSRfAg @deadlydutz @CurseOfOak https://t.co/Nh9ugCfuep @lewy44 Thanks 👍 @bigkbee83 How many episodes did you get through?! It's a whole other level of 'oh I can't watch... but I have to... and I want to!' @adamhembrow1 Indeed! 👇 https://t.co/xKS2ijPyyV @MarlowDavid @CurseOfOak 🙌 https://t.co/a2d2C5qZ5P @SomersetOaf It's sneaking towards you like... https://t.co/iwqvV8mF7m• Explosions on the first day were the loudest man-made noise in history • Captain Wilfred 'Billie' Nevill promise… https://t.co/1NY4lsn46y
11/18
2020
The River Avon beneath the medieval Warwick Castle has a dark history, once running red with the blood of thousands… https://t.co/9TYxVRwOvk.@Anderson_Viv became the first Black footballer to pull on the Three Lions shirt. It took 106 years for a Black pl… https://t.co/ytiR9qdOvuThe throne was never meant to be Catherine’s. It was something, in the end, she had to seize for herself. Her aston… https://t.co/in7GdmwQc7Two brothers, one mission. The #CurseOfOakIsland 💥 https://t.co/EVkp9VG0a0
11/17
2020
Sky HISTORY is partnering with @AncestryUK, the world's leading resource for online family history. Bring your back… https://t.co/eMvE5XL4uTRumours, myths and tall tales have long swirled around the vast Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. But what’s the… https://t.co/29ZLjQnnucMargaret Busby OBE became the UK’s youngest and first Black female publisher when she co-founded Allison & Busby Lt… https://t.co/o9aWRVPVJb
11/16
2020
The letter ends by stating 'the contents of this letter should not be communicated to anyone and you will arrange f… https://t.co/LkLi8YRbrt
11/15
2020
Sky HISTORY is partnering with @AncestryUK, the world's leading resource for online family history. Bring your back… https://t.co/26RzqRYJXGThe remarkable story of three Scotsmen who tricked their way across enemy lines by speaking Gaelic, a language so u… https://t.co/nsQhzt5DMX
11/14
2020
Sky HISTORY is partnering with @AncestryUK, the world's leading resource for online family history. Bring your back… https://t.co/TQRGv7FJfsIn the River Trent, @rickedwards1 and Beau follow in the bloody footsteps of the Vikings as they invaded 9th centur… https://t.co/PpyAgnrn87Learn even more about his legacy and fascinating life by listening to #NotWhatYouThought. https://t.co/8JZHbh9J7WOlaudah Equiano was a key player in Abolitionism in Britain, his brilliant communication skills gave an important v… https://t.co/jEVpxJgOGT
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11/13
2020
Sky HISTORY is partnering with @AncestryUK, the world's leading resource for online family history. Bring your back… https://t.co/UOiQ58trwzAs the poet Rabindranath Tagore wryly put it, 'We, the famished, ragged ragamuffins of the East are to win freedom… https://t.co/7A0K8FPl7bOlaudah Equiano was a key player in Abolitionism in Britain, his brilliant communication skills gave an important v… https://t.co/jEVpxJgOGTFrom the Santoku’s trademark ‘sheepsfoot’ blade to the long, sword-like Yanagi, the crafting of traditional Japanes… https://t.co/o8Cad0UChpYou might think women’s football has never been more popular. But you’d be wrong! In in the UK, it was once even mo… https://t.co/6aNHKNEq1b
11/12
2020
The Unknown Warrior is officially a grave, not a tomb. It represents the ‘many multitudes’ who died during the war.… https://t.co/98kyGiDwxH
11/11
2020
The only freedom the Spartans were really interested in was their own. https://t.co/1VJM3rJBs7Sky HISTORY is partnering with @AncestryUK, the world's leading resource for online family history. Bring your back… https://t.co/KRUkHjKqlGHe survived the sinking of the Titanic, served the Royal Navy during WW1 winning the DSC with a bar after sinking a… https://t.co/W8X5ArKHKCTo wrap up our final #NotWhatYouThought, @FernRiddell speaks with @warwickuni's Prof James Davidson & @BucknellU’s… https://t.co/ySKhuhZXZDThey were the elite warrior troop from the 4th century BC said to consist of 150 pairs of male lovers. In the FIN… https://t.co/k4UOpwWYOc
11/10
2020
After more than 1,000 years of debate, researchers believe they've finally solved the mystery of the world's longes… https://t.co/EmvDhi07d5Sky HISTORY is partnering with @AncestryUK, the world's leading resource for online family history. Bring your back… https://t.co/C2RsRxRiYmGuy Fawkes' reputation has shifted from traitor to revolutionary hero in some circles, largely due to V for Vendett… https://t.co/r0R0n9Fn8O
11/9
2020
Pope Innocent VIII decreed in 1484 that ‘sorceresses were real and harmful through their involvement in the acts of… https://t.co/ENbzutW6llBoudicca was the queen of the Celtic Iceni tribe of Britain, who led a famous rebellion against the Romans around 6… https://t.co/R0LLaiHoUu
11/8
2020
Joe Biden has won the race to become the next US president, defeating Donald Trump following a cliff-hanger vote co… https://t.co/dlgKnFQ3kV
11/7
2020
The Spartans and their allies were painted as fighting for 'Greek freedom' in the face of the threat of Persian 'en… https://t.co/RpGIiHmoWTOlaudah Equiano was a prominent member of the Sons of Africa & former slave whose work helped drive the abolitionis… https://t.co/ncc4YSpk3TPatiently waiting for series 2! #RiverHunters https://t.co/Ac4M9gRNua https://t.co/wPZzSjhczDFour bladesmiths are called to the forge tactical knives. But which blade will withstand the ultimate strength test… https://t.co/aHkZ8aeKGnWatching a documentary series about Ulysses S. Grant on @HISTORYUK - they’ve spent a tonne of money on the drama re… https://t.co/nACbXpf1U9
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11/6
2020
Calypsonian-in-Residence at the BBC @adgreat7 works with organisations like @Windrush1948 and the Equiano Society,… https://t.co/JUXs972ZKP
11/4
2020
@southcoastbloke We'll be announcing the launch date in the next few weeks, so please do keep an eye out.General Ulysses S. Grant rose up to the highest ranks of power and saved the nation not once, but twice with his in… https://t.co/F9YE3te3Lz @Bonjourdel American Pickers will be returning in the summer.The spotlight of history still shines brightly on William Wilberforce, but others have been left in the shade...… https://t.co/b38uo2MR0BEnslaved as a child & sold twice more before buying his freedom in 1765, Olaudah Equiano’s memoirs & campaigning we… https://t.co/f94RIiCoa0
11/3
2020
@unsheenashashin We've now re-linked the post-watershed version for that episode and it should be available to view tomorrow morning. @unsheenashashin If you could let us know which episode you were watching, we can get the on-demand download pointi… https://t.co/H74JjJHsI4Ulysses S. Grant stood alongside couragous men like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the pantheon of Americ… https://t.co/ohLIc1qcYi @unsheenashashin Unfortunately we have to remove some of the kill tests in our day time showings of Forged in Fire… https://t.co/TU67tBPqlu @sarahwrites80 @ithomas860 We'll be announcing the launch date in the next few weeks, so please do keep an eye out.With his back against the wall, Grant takes incredible risks to become Abraham Lincoln's favourite General, setting… https://t.co/RfQi7Pf2Ml
11/2
2020
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10/30
2020
While we investigate the nature & meaning of Darren’s tattoos we have removed the video featuring him from our soci… https://t.co/Zb2XqFDt2x
10/20
2020
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was an English composer who achieved such success he was once called the "African Mahler".… https://t.co/9i5hbZN9RsIn 1778, during The Battle of Monmouth George Washington, and his troops marched against the British Army in North… https://t.co/SQjQxoRkcf
10/19
2020
Claudia Jones, a Trinidad and Tobago-born journalist and activist is perhaps best remembered for founding the UK’s… https://t.co/SHIEYfpdMaCheers! #RiverHunters fun 😝 https://t.co/skKz1t95jw
Retweeted by Sky HISTORYOn the night of the 24 March 1944, one of the most audacious projects carried out during WW2 occurred. It was the m… https://t.co/2GUAGuhbb0
10/18
2020
Henry VIII (1491 – 1547) is perhaps the most well known of all England’s monarchs, notably for the fact that he had… https://t.co/yIJJnTejSl
10/17
2020
During the course of WW2, countries from across the globe sent pilots to fly for the RAF. Though often forgotten an… https://t.co/FdhsBtMDb7Writer, composer, shopkeeper, abolitionist, Ignatius Sancho was celebrated as a social reformer and an acute observ… https://t.co/5h6XBWkuJl
10/16
2020
As the first Black man to command a seven-figure fee and the first professional footballer to come out as gay, Just… https://t.co/9Fv23SMg5nhttps://t.co/8JZHbh9J7WSome major archaeological discoveries have forced us to question the received wisdom about this chapter in our hist… https://t.co/HwYPXOXj2GThis #BlackHistoryMonth, we remember the great Martin Luther King, a selfless hero who not only fought against the… https://t.co/xvy0as1HCL
10/15
2020
On #ThisDayInHistory in 1066, arguably the most famous battle in English history was waged - the Battle of Hastings… https://t.co/q7TADXe3S3A special group of men and women were trained to resist any UK land invasion by Axis forces during WW2. Quentin Hay… https://t.co/LJWQB5uv7p
10/14
2020

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