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21st September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1866 HG wells (author – War Of The Worlds)

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Died:

1998 Florence Griffith Joyner (athlete)

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On This Day:

1937 “The Hobbit” (JRR Tolkien) is published

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Have a good Thursday, 21st September

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12th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1913 Jesse Owen (Olympic track & field star)

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Died:

1977 Steve Biko (South African anti-apartheid activist)

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On This Day:

1848 Switzerland becomes a Federal State 

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Have a good Tuesday, 12th September

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17th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1973 Paula Radcliffe (marathon runner)

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Died:

2011 Kim Jong – il (Supreme Leader / Dictator of North Korea)

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On This Day:

1538 Henry VIII is excommunicated

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Have a good Saturday, 17th December

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26th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1966 Zola Budd (South African Olympic track star – famous for racing bare foot)

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Died:

1933 Jimmie Rodger (country singer)

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On This Day:

1977 “Star Wars” debuts

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Have a good Tuesday, 26th May

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