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11th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1897 Enid Blyton (children’s author)

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Died:

1919 Andrew Carnegie (industrialist and philanthropist) 

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On This Day:

1919 Green Bay Packers football club founded

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4th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1821 Louis Vuitton (founder of leather fashion brand)

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Died:

1875 Hans Christian Andersen (author – The Ugly Duckling)

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On This Day:

1693 Traditional date accredited to the invention of Champagne (by Dom Perignon)

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3rd August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1940 Martin Sheen (actor – The West Wing)

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Died:

1924 Joseph Conrad (author – Heart Of Darkness)

 

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On This Day:

1798 Battle of the Nile (Nelson forces French fleet to surrender)

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1st August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1819 Herman Melville (author – Moby Dick)

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Died:

30 BC Mark Anthony (Roman leader) 

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On This Day:

1793 France becomes the first country to use the metric system

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21st July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1899 Ernest Hemingway (Nobel prize winning author)

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Died:

1796 Robert Burns (Scottish poet)

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On This Day:

1884 First Test Cricket match played at Lords

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18th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1918 Nelson Mandela (statesman)

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Died:

1817 Jane Austen (author)

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On This Day:

2013 The City of Detroit files for bankruptcy ($18.5 billion!)

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13th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

100 BC Julius Caesar (Roman politician and general)

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Died:

2014 Nadine Gordimer (author and Nobel laureate) 

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On This Day:

2016 Theresa May elected PM of Britain by Conservative Part MP’s

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