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5th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1951 Bob Geldof (musician and activist)

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Died:

2011 Steve Jobs (co-founder of Apple)

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On This Day:

1908 Bulgaria declares independence (from Turkey)

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Have a good Friday, 5th October

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28th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

551 BC Confucius (Chinese Philosopher) 

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Died:

2017 Hugh Hefner (Playboy publisher)

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On This Day:

1958 France adopts its constitution

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Have a good Friday, 28th September

27th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1947 Meat Loaf (real name Marvin Lee Aday, singer)

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Died:

2011 Johnny “Country” Mathis (Country & Western singer)

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On This Day:

1937 Balinese Tiger is officially declared extinct

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Have a good Thursday, 27th September

14th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1957 Kepler Wessels (South African cricketer)

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Died:

2009 Patrick Swayze (actor & dancer – Dirty Dancing)

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On This Day:

2012 Ferry sinks off Indonesia, killing 21

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Have a good Friday, 14th September

9th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1966 Adam Sandler (actor – Happy Gilmore) 

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Died:

1976 Mao Zedong (revolutionary and leader of China)

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On This Day

1850 California becomes the 31st State of the USA

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Have a good Sunday, 9th September

31st August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1870 Marie Montessori (educator – spontaneous response)

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Died:

1997 Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales (car crash victim in Paris)

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On This Day:

1978 Sri Lanka adopts its constitution

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Have a good Friday, 31st August

28th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1965 Shania Twain (singer & musician)

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Died:

2008 Phil Hill(Racing car driver and F1 Champion)

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On This Day:

1937 Toyota becomes an independent company

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Have a good Tuesday, 28th August