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13th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1955 Whoopi Goldberg (actress & comedian)

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Died:

1973 Elsa Schiaparelli (fashion designer)

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On This Day:

2015 ISIS terror attacks in Paris kill 129

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Have a good Tuesday, 13th November

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12th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1945 Neil Young (singer & musician – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young)

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Died:

2003 Jonathan Brandis (actor) 

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On This Day:

1936 The Oakland Bay Bridge opens

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Have a good Monday,12th November

11th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1974 Leonardo DiCaprio (actor)

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Died:

2004 Yasser Arafat (Palestinian leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner)

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On This Day:

1889 Washington becomes the 42nd State of the USA

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Have a good Sunday, 11th November

6th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1970 Ethan Hawke (actor – Dead Poets Society)

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Died:

1893 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (composer – Swan Lake)

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On This Day:

1844 Dominican Republic granted independence (by Spain)

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Have a good Tuesday, 6th November

2nd November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1913 Burt Lancaster (actor – Spartacus) 

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1950 George Bernard Shaw (playwright) 

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On This Day:

1889 North and South Dakota become the 39th and 40th States of the USA

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Have a good Friday, 2nd November

31st October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1961 Peter Jackson (director – Lord Of The Rings)

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Died:

1993 River Phoenix (actor – Stand By Me)

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On This Day:

1864 Nevada becomes the 36th State of the USA

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Have a good Wednesday, 31st October

30th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1451 Christopher Columbus (European to discover and start settlement of the New World – although this is disputed)

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Died:

2000 Steve Allen (comedian and actor)

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On This Day:

1990 The Channel Tunnel is completed by Britain and France, under the English Channel

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Have a good Tuesday, 30th October