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Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER took office as 34th President of the United States today, and in a 20-minute inaugural speech called for good faith among nations to end the cold war.

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The Great Yorkshire Showground, taken in 1994.

#ThrowbackThursday: Harrogate's showground from the skies

The Great Yorkshire Showground is one of Harrogate largest and longest standing visitor attractions and it has seen some major developments over the years.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

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Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Jessie Macdonald of Francis Street, Leeds, will have a cold lunch on Christmas Day.

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Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Where servicemen may eat and sleep

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Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas and the Little Ones: An appeal from J. L. Armstrong of Harrogate

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Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Germans allowed indulgence at their own expense

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Christmas stories from the archives: Picture Christmas card by wireless and the toys that brought joy into Leeds homes.

Christmas stories from the archives: Picture Christmas card by wireless and the toys that brought joy into Leeds homes.

The first Christmas card sent by wireless reached Marconi House, from New York this morning.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1988: Five rescued from flooded pot

On this day in Yorkshire 1988: Five rescued from flooded pot

Five potholers were rescued today after spending 14 hours trapped underground in a flooded pothole in the Yorkshire Dales.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1942: Adventures of Leeds Seaman

On this day in Yorkshire 1942: Adventures of Leeds Seaman

After a remarkable series of Adventures, a Leeds man, Leading Seaman James Stone (21), is now home on 38 days leave.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1983: Crash traps girl in Leeds

On this day in Yorkshire 1983: Crash traps girl in Leeds

A girl passenger had to be released from the wreckage of a van this afternoon after it smashed into a shop in Bayswater Road, Harehills, Leeds following a collision with a car.

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Christmas stories from the archives: Oldest man in Leeds looks back on 96 Christmases 1936

Christmas stories from the archives: Oldest man in Leeds looks back on 96 Christmases 1936

Cigars and nuts are the aspect of Christmas to which the oldest man in Leeds, Mr. Edward Hawksworth Hall, aged 96, of Zetland Place, Harehills, most looks forward.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1945: Doing best against black market turkeys

On this day in Yorkshire 1945: Doing best against black market turkeys

There will be fewer turkeys for Christmas than was anticipated owing to a 10 per cent drop in supplies from Eire.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1936: Seasonal Angling with Harry Carr

On this day in Yorkshire 1936: Seasonal Angling with Harry Carr

Mr. Harry Carr, who is so fond of fly fishing, admits that a December day’s perch fishing on the Wharfe is grand sport.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1955: A question of how to move a bus shelter

On this day in Yorkshire 1955: A question of how to move a bus shelter

Authority proved wrong

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On this day in Yorkshire 1916: Rewards for plucky Scarborough boys

On this day in Yorkshire 1916: Rewards for plucky Scarborough boys

Young people of the region honoured

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On this day in Yorkshire 1944: The Queen thanks the women of Britain

On this day in Yorkshire 1944: The Queen thanks the women of Britain

THE Queen to-day thanked the women of Britain for their war effort.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1940: Our A.A. men on the mark

On this day in Yorkshire 1940: Our A.A. men on the mark

Like the R.A.F., our anti-aircraft gunners only count certainties.

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Christmas stories from the archives: Holiday travel rush to the North mounts to climax 1946

Christmas stories from the archives: Holiday travel rush to the North mounts to climax 1946

A “Green Christmas,” with a likelihood of local fog, is prophesied in the latest official forecast, issued this afternoon.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

Leslie Driffield, a Leeds business man and English champion, last night, in Calcutta, won the World Amateur Billiards Championship.

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