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14th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1840 Claude Monet (artist – Water Lilies)

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Died:

2014 Glen Larson (TV producer & writer – Battlestar Galactica)

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On This Day:

1851 Moby Dick (Herman Melville) first published

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10th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1483 Martin Luther (major contributor to the Protestant Reformation)

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Died:

2007 Norman Mailer (author)

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On This Day:

1965 Manneke Pis statue stolen (in Brussels)

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25th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1881 Pablo Picasso (artist)

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Died:

1400 Geoffrey Chaucer (author – Canterbury Tales)

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On This Day:

1900 Britain annexes Boer South African Republic, renames it Transvaal Colony 

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Have a good Wednesday, 25th October

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4th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1923 Charlton Heston (actor)

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Died:

1669 Rembrandt van Rijn (artist)

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On This Day:

1824 Mexico becomes a republic

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Have a good Wednesday, 4th October

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8th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1925 Peter Sellers (actor & comedian)

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Died:

1994 Rex Alston (cricketer and commentator)

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On This Day:

1504 Statue of David, by Michelangelo, unveiled (in Florence) 

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15th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1606 Rembrandt van Rijn (painter)

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Died:

1997 Gianni Versace (fashion designer)

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On This Day:

1799 The Rosetta Stone is discovered, opening up the opportunity to translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics

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Have a good Saturday, 15th July

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11th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1904 Salvador Dali (surrealist artist)

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Died:

1981 Bob Marley (reggae singer)

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On This Day:

1858 Minnesota admitted as the 32nd State of the USA

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Have a good Thursday, 11th May

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