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The following link is to an article containing a firsthand account of the Hindenburg disaster on the 6th May 1937.
In the ‘Today in History’ article for the 6th May 2012, we looked at the Hindenburg disaster of the 6th May 1937. The link below is to an article that looks at the cause of the disaster.
First Official Adhesive Postage Stamp, the Penny Black Issued in the United Kingdom
On this day in 1840, the Penny Black postage stamp was issued in the United Kingdom. It was the first official adhesive postage stamp in the world. It came into service on May 6, 1840.
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