In 1793, Parisian art gallery the Louvre was opened to the public.

In 1895, Wilhelm Rontgen discovered X-rays at the University of Wurzburg.

In 1923, Hitler's first attempt to seize power began at a beer hall in Munich.

25 Years Ago

From the Telegraph & Argus of November 8, that a glamour competition may be too sexy for Bradford's deputy Lord Mayor to judge have been denied by contestants and organisers. Councillor Granville Goodyear is having second thoughts about joining in the judging panel on a wet T-shirt competition because he fears it may be undignified. The charity contest is being held tomorrow at Silks, Piccadilly, who are organising it with Duke's Wine Bar, Duke Street, Bradford. Eleven females will be showered with water while standing in a paddling pool and the winner will be judged on glamour.

50 Years Ago

From the Telegraph & Argus of November 8, 1956...Bradford and Leeds are in agreement on one point - there is only one aerodrome for the two cities, and that is Yeadon. Bradford City Council has supported the recommendation of the Leeds and Bradford Joint Aerodrome Committee, that the offer of the Air Ministry to buy the aerodrome be rejected. Leeds City Council took the same line yesterday.