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27th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1955 Allan Border (Australian cricketer)

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Died:

2003 Bob Hope (actor and comedian)

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On This Day:

1949 First jet engine airliner flies (De Havilland Comet)

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Have a good Friday, 27th July

22nd January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1788 Lord Byron (romantic poet)

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Died:

1901 Queen Victoria (Britain’s Queen, 1827 – 1901)

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On This Day:

1970 First commercial flight of a Boeing 747 (PanAm New York City to London)

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Have a good Monday, 22nd January

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21st January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1905 Christian Dior (fashion designer)

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Died:

1793 Louis XVI (beheaded during The French Revolution)

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On This Day:

1976 Concorde has its first supersonic commercial flights

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Have a good Sunday, 21st January

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18th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1882 AA Milne (author of Winnie – the – Pooh)

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Died:

1677 Jan Van Riebeek (founder of Dutch Cape Colony at Cape Town)

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On This Day:

2005 The A380, the world’s largest commercial airliner, is unveiled by Airbus in France

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Have a good Thursday, 18th January

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