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18th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1971 Lance Armstrong (cyclist – won Tour de France seven times, but got banned for using drugs)

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Died:

1970 Jimi Hendrix (guitarist – Purple Haze)

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On This Day:

2017 Hurricane Maria destroys 90% of the structures in the Dominica and kills 27 people

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Have a good Tuesday, 18th September

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13th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1926 Fidel Castro (revolutionary and leader of Cuba)

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Died:

1910 Florence Nightingale (British nurse during the Crimean War – The Lady With The Lamp)

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On This Day:

1960 Central Africa Republic declares independence (from France)

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Have a good Monday, 13th August

8th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1977 Kanye West (rapper)

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Died:

1845 Andrew Jackson (soldier & 7th US President)

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On This Day:

1968 Bermuda adopts its constitution 

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Have a good Friday, 8th June

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17th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1951 Kurt Russell (actor)

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Died:

2017 Derek Walcott (poet & Nobel Laureate)

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On This Day:

2014 The Republic of Crimea is declared

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Have a good Saturday, 17th March

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27th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1807 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Poet)

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Died:

1892 Louis Vuitton (founder of Louis Vuitton brand of leather goods)

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On This Day:

1844 Dominican Republic gains independence (from Haiti) 

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Have a good Tuesday, 27th February

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12th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1876 Jack London (author – Call Of The Wild)

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Died:

1976 Agatha Christie (crime writer)

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On This Day:

2010 Earthquake in Haiti kills approximately 160 000 people

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Have a good Friday, 12th January

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1st January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1919 JD Salinger (author – Catcher In The Rye)

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Died:

1953 Hank Williams (country singer)

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On This Day:

1804 Haiti gains independence (from France)

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Have a happy and prosperous New Year!

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