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10th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1899 Fred Astaire (dancer & actor)

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Died:

1977 Joan Crawford (actress)

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On This Day:

1994 Nelson Mandela sworn in as South Africa’s first black president

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9th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1949 Billy Joel (rock musician)

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Died:

2012 Vidal Sassoon (hairdresser and entrepreneur) 

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On This Day:

1960 Nigeria becomes a member of the Commonwealth

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Have a good Tuesday, 9th May

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1st May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1852 Calamity Jane (American frontierswoman – partner to Wild Bill Hickok)

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Died:

1873 David Livingstone (British explorer) 

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On This Day:

1853 Argentina adopts its constitution

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18th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1947 James Woods (actor)

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Died:

1955 Albert Einstein (theory of relativity)

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On This Day:

1980 Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) declares its independence from Britain

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Have a good Tuesday, 18th April

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24th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1874 Harry Houdini (escape artist)

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Died:

1976 Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery (British military leader)

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On This Day:

1924 Greece becomes a republic

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Have a good Friday, 24th March

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20th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1908 Michael Redgrave (actor)

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Died:

2013 James Herbert (author of horror stories)

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On This Day:

1956 Tunisia gains independence (from France)

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19th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1813 David Livingstone (Scottish explorer)

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Died:

2008 Arthur C Clarke (Science fiction author)

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On This Day:

1915 Pluto photographed for the first time (although nobody knew then that it was Pluto)

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Have a good Sunday, 19th March

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