On this day: America’s most lopsided football game

On the 7th of October, 1916, a college football game was played between Cumberland and Georgia Tech in Atlanta, USA. Tech on the left. Score 0 - 222

The infamous game. Georgia Tech on the left. Source.

On the 7th of October, 1916, a college football game was played between Cumberland and Georgia Tech in Atlanta, USA.

GT_Cumberland_222_scoreboardScoreboard at the end of the 1916 Cumberland vs. Georgia Tech football game.

The final scoreboard.

Cumberland, from Tennessee, failed to score at all, leading the most lopsided score in the history of the sport: 0 – 222. The college had already discontinued its football program, but were not allowed to back out of the game.

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On this day: British troops in 1916

The British Army on the Western Front, 1914-1918: Gunners of the Royal Garrison Artillery outside a bomb-proof dug-out at Reninghelst (Reningelst), Belgium. 15th June 1916.

The_British_Army_on_the_Western_Front,_1914-1918_Q698 The British Army on the Western Front, 1914-1918 Gunners of the Royal Garrison Artillery outside a bomb-proof dug-out at Reninghelst

On this day: Dublin in ruins

This photograph of Dublin was taken on the 14th of May, 1916. It shows ruins in Dublin after the Easter Rising of 24-29 April.

The Easter Rising was a rebellion against British rule in Ireland. The rebellion was not a success.

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Easter-Rising-1916-File photo dated 14-05-1916 of a view from Nelson's Column showing ruins in the city of Dublin.

 

On this day: Dublin in ruins

These photographs of Dublin were taken on the 11th of May, 1916. They show ruins in Dublin after the Easter Rising of 24-29 April.

The Easter Rising was a rebellion against British rule in Ireland. The rebellion was not a success.

The first picture is of is the city’s main thoroughfare.

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Easter-Rising-1921-File photo dated 11-05-1916 of Sackville Street (O'Connell St) and the River Liffey at Eden Quay showing the devastation wrought during the 'Easter Rising'.

Easter-Rising-1916-File photo dated 11-05-1916 of Sackville Street from the Nelson Column after the Rising in Dublin

On this day: British troops in Dublin

British troops at a roadblock outside Cassidy’s Grocery in Dublin, Ireland on the 30th of April, 1916. This is the day after the conclusion of the Easter Rising, a failed Irish rebellion against rule from Britain.

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Easter-Rising-File photo dated 30-04-1916 of British troops at a road block outside Cassidy's Grocery during the Easter Rising in Dublin, 1916.