the : days ahead

A look ahead of todays celebrity birthdays and find out what happened in history.

Radio Essentials

On This Day – August 15th

1988 – Glasgow passport office started to issue the new EEC passports. It was the first office to be computerised to dispense the burgundy coloured documents, which replaced the traditional blue ones.

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Radio Essentials

On This Day – August 13th

1910 – The death of Florence Nightingale, English nurse who came to prominence for her pioneering work in nursing during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers.

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