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17th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1706 Benjamin Franklin (US Founding Father, inventor, writer)

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Died:

2008 Bob Fischer (chess champion)

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On This Day:

1852 Britain recognises the independence of the Transvaal Republic ( part of South Africa)

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13th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1977 Orlando Bloom (actor – Lord Of The Rings)

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Died:

1929 Wyatt Earp (legendary lawman)

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On This Day:

1930 Micky Mouse first appears as a comic strip

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12th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1876 Jack London (author – Call Of The Wild)

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Died:

1976 Agatha Christie (crime writer)

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On This Day:

2010 Earthquake in Haiti kills approximately 160 000 people

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3rd January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1892 JRR Tolkien (author – Lord Of The Rings, The Hobbit) 

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Died:

2008 Natasha Collins (actress and TV personality)

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On This Day:

1959 Alaska admitted at the 49th State of the USA

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31st December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1491 Jacques Cartier (French explorer who claimed Canada for France)

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Died:

2015 Natalie Cole (singer)

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On This Day:

1983 Brunei gains independence (from Britain)

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29th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1936 Mary Tyler Moore (actress)

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Died:

1170 Thomas Becket (English Archbishop)

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On This Day:

1845 Texas admitted as the 28th State of the USA

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30th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1835 Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) author of Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn.

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Died:

1900 Oscar Wilde (playwright & novelist)

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1782 Britain signs the agreement to recognize the independence of the USA

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