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Wales on this Day

A collection of short, daily anecdotes about Wales.
Discover 366 fun and surprising stories about Wales—each linked to a specific day of the year. Did you know that the recipe of Tennessee’s famous Jack Daniel’s whiskey is rumored to have originated in Llanelli? Or that the first meeting of the Women’s Institute in Britain took place in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Anglesey? What was the motive for Wales’s last ever recorded pistol dual? Why is there Welsh on the Washington Monument? And why is it rumored that America was named after a Welshman? Delve in each day of the year to discover the stories most history books leave out.

200 pages | illustrated in line drawings throughout | 4 1/4 x 7

History: British and Irish History, General History

Sport and Recreation

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - January
Chapter 2 - February
Chapter 3 - March
Chapter 4 - April
Chapter 5 - May
Chapter 6 - June
Chapter 7 - July
Chapter 8 - August
Chapter 9 - September
Chapter 10 - October
Chapter 11 - November
Chapter 12 - December

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