This week’s historical happenings
1819 Stamford Raffles founded Singapore as a British trading port
1921 Charlie Chaplin released his first full-length feature – “The Kid”, a silent film starring Charlie Chaplin & Jackie Coogan
1952 King George V1 died – Queen Elizabeth II – as she became on that day, was on tour in Kenya & flew immediately back to London.
Bob Marley was born on this day in 6th February, 1945 – the musician he formed a singing group called “The Wailing Wailers” with friends (later “The Wailers”) achieving international success…
And on this day in 1944, at the Crown Street Women’s Hospital (now closed), a boy was born – 6 pounds and 2 ounces – and he grew up to host a radio program on Triple U – this one: Something to Wail about