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15th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1606 Rembrandt van Rijn (painter – Night Watch)

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Died:

1997 Gianni Versace (fashion designer)

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On This Day:

1799 The Rosetta Stone is discovered, allowing for translation of Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics

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Have a good Sunday, 15th July

 

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15th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1452 Leonardo da Vinci (artist, inventor, visionary) 

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Died:

1865 Abraham Lincoln (US President, Civil War)

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On This Day:

1983 Tokyo Disneyland opens

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Have a good Sunday, 15th April

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30th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1853 Vincent van Gogh (painter)

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Died:

1986 James Cagney (actor)

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On This Day:

1987 Vincent van Gogh’s painting “Sunflowers” sells for £22.5 million

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Have a good Friday, 30th March

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22nd February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1732 George Washington (1st President of the USA)

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Died:

1987 Andy Warhol (artist) 

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On This Day:

2006 Britain biggest every robbery is staged (thieves steal £53 million)

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Have a good Thursday, 22nd February

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28th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

Jackson Pollock (expressionist painter – Lavender Mist)

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Died:

814 Charlemagne (Roman / German emperor) 

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On This Day:

1813 Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austin) is published

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Have a good Sunday, 28th January

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23rd January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1950 Danny Federici (guitarist and member of the E-Street Band) 

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Died:

1989 Salvador Dali (artist)

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On This Day:

1961 Venezuela adopts its constitution 

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Have a good Tuesday, 23rd January

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19th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1938 Ted Turner (founder of CNN)

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Died:

1828 Franz Schubert (composer)

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On This Day:

1998 “Portrait Of The Artist Without Beard” (van Gogh) sells for $71.5 million

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Have a good Sunday, 19th November

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