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10th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1944 Tim Rice (musician and song writer)

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Died:

2007 Norman Mailer (author)

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On This Day:

1990 The film “Home Alone” premiers

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Have a good Saturday, 10th November

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8th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1847 Bram Stoker (author – Dracula)

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Died:

1674 John Milton (poet)

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On This Day:

1889 Montana becomes the 41st State of the USA

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Have a good Thursday, 8th November

15th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1029 Mario Puzo (author – The Godfather)

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Died:

2011 Betty Driver (Elizabeth Driver), actress – Coronation Street

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On This Day:

1952 Charlotte’s Web (by EB White) is published

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Have a good Monday, 15th October

1st October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1956 Theresa May (Prime Minister of Britain)

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Died:

2013 Tom Clancy (author – The Hunt For Red October)

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On This Day:

1908 Henry Ford introduces the Model T

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Have a good Monday, 1st October

25th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1897 William Faulkner (author)

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Died:

2016 Arnold Palmer (golfer, winner of 7 Majors)

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On This Day:

2017 Transport For London announces that it will not renew Uber’s licence to operate due to background check issues

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Have a good Tuesday, 25th September

24th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1896 F Scott Fitzgerald (author – The Great Gatsby)

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Died:

1991 Theodore Geisel (Dr Seuss – author of children’s books) 

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On This Day:

1973 Guinea – Bissau declares independence (from Portugal)

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Have a good Monday, 24th September

21st September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1947 Stephen King (horror author – Christian, The Shining etc)

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Died:

19 BC Virgil (Roman poet)

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On This Day:

1937 The Hobbit is published (by JRR Tolkien) 

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Have a good Friday, 21st September