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18th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1968 Owen Wilson (actor)

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Died:

2015 Jonah Lomu (All Blacks rugby player)

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On This Day:

1497 Vasco da Gama reaches the Cape Of Good Hope

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Have a good Friday, 18th November

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14th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1639 Simon van der Stel (Dutch Governor of the Cape Colony)

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Died:

1977 Bing Crosby (singer and actor)

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On This Day:

1066 Battle of Hastings (Norman forces beat the English)

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Have a good Friday, 14th October

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24th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1942 Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac)

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Died:

1712 Simon Van Der Stel (Dutch governor of the Cape Colony)

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On This Day:

1441 Eton College founded

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Have a good Wednesday, 24th June

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21st April – On This Day in History

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Born:

1619 Jan van Riebeek (founder / Governor of the Cape Colony)

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Died:

1910 Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) American author

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On This Day:

1982 £1 coin introduced in the UK

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Have a good Tuesday, April 21st!

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