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27th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1728 James Cook (first European to explore New Zealand and much of Australia)

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Died:

1505 Ivan The Great (Russian Prince who conquered Lithuania)

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On This Day:

2017 Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain (doesn’t succeed) 

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Have a good Saturday, 27th October

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6th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1930 Richie Benaud (Australian cricketer and commentator)

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Died:

1892 Alfred Lord Tennyson (poet)

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On This Day:

1980 Guyana adopts its constitution 

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Have a good Saturday, 6th October

17th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1929 Stirling Moss (racing car driver)

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Died:

2000 Paula Yates (TV Presenter)

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On This Day:

1900 Commonwealth of Australia is proclaimed

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Have a good Monday, 17th September

4th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1949 Tom Watson (golfer and five times British Open Winner)

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Died:

2006 Steve Irwin (TV personality and naturalist)

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On This Day:

1964 Forth Road Bridge opens (the new one opened earlier this year)

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Have a good Tuesday, 4th September

27th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1955 Allan Border (Australian cricketer)

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Died:

2003 Bob Hope (actor and comedian)

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On This Day:

1949 First jet engine airliner flies (De Havilland Comet)

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Have a good Friday, 27th July

20th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1909 Errol Flynn (actor)

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Died:

1947 Bugsy Siegel (gangster)

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On This Day:

1863 West Virginia becomes the 35th State of the USA

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Have a good Wednesday, 20th June

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6th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1987 Daniel Logan (actor)

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Died:

1961 Carl Jung (psychiatrist)

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On This Day:

2002 The film “Jason Bourne” premiers

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Have a good Wednesday, 6th June

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