Perfect 79th Birthday Gift. 1942 Irish Sixpence coin. This pendant is made from genuine old Irish Sixpence coins. The coin features the Celtic Harp, the national emblem of Ireland which symbolises the history, culture and heritage of the Emerald Isle. This pendant was made by hand not machine, the coin has been cleaned and hand polished to bring it back to its former glory. The coin is then mounted into the pendant and comes in a beautiful presentation box with a snake chain included. Note: The Sixpence coin is bigger than the threepence coins with a diameter of 21.0mm. You are covered with our 100% satisfaction guarantee.
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Dublin won the All Ireland Senior Football Championship
Cork won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Barbra Streisand (Singer)
Billy Connelly (Comedian)
Calvin Klein (Fashion Designer)
Donna Mills (Actress)
Muhammad Ali (American Boxer)
Neil Kinnock (Former Labour Party Leader)
Paul McCartney (Singer with Beatles)
Harrison Ford (Actor)
Bob Hoskins (Actor)
Electronic digital computer
First nuclear reactor built in Chicago
Instant coffee introduced
The Miracle Kid
Yankee Doodle Dandy
World War II
The minimum draft age is lowered from 21 to 18.
French Admiral Jean de Laborde scuttles the French fleet anchored in Toulon harbor, in order to keep it out of German hands.
British asked to bathe in 5 inches of water or less to help the war effort.Singapore Surrenders to the Japanese
The K9 corps begins training dogs for use in warfare
The Battle of Midway when Japanese attacked Midway and due to US strategy was a resounding success for US Forces which resulted in the loss of 322 aircraft and 3,500 men from the Japanese Navy.
Canada interns Japanese Canadians as possible security threats by evoking the War Measures Act.
In the US Car Makers switch from making cars to making War Materials
26 countries agree to create the United nations
Road to Morocco, starring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Dorothy Lamour