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27th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1822 Louis Pasteur (invented pasteurization) 

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Died:

2016 Carrie Fisher (actress – Star Wars)

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On This Day:

1943 The Scharnhorst (German battleship) sinks in the Barents Sea

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Have a good Thursday, 27th December

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23rd November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1992 Miley Cyrus (singer & actress – Hannah Montana)

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Died:

2012 Larry Hagman (actor – JR in Dallas)

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On This Day:

2007 MS Explorer (cruise liner with 154 people on board) sinks after hitting an iceberg 

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Have a good Friday, 23rd November

19th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1962 Jodie Foster (actress – Silence Of The Lambs)

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Died:

1828 Franz Schubert (composer)

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On This Day:

1863 Abraham Lincoln delivers The Gettysburg Address

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Have a good Monday, 19th November

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

29th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1971 Winona Ryder (actress)

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Died:

1618 Walter Raleigh (British explorer and scholar – beheaded for treason)

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On This Day:

1923 Turkey declares its independence (was the Ottoman Empire)

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Have a good Monday, 29th October

16th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1925 Angela Lansbury (actress – Murder She Wrote)

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Died:

1793 Marie Antoinette (Queen of France, beheaded during The French Revolution)

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On This Day:

1950 The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe (by CS Lewis) is released

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Have a good Tuesday, 16th October

15th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1029 Mario Puzo (author – The Godfather)

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Died:

2011 Betty Driver (Elizabeth Driver), actress – Coronation Street

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On This Day:

1952 Charlotte’s Web (by EB White) is published

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Have a good Monday, 15th October