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10th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1509 John Calvin (protestant religious reformer and founder of Calvinism) 

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Died:

2015 Omar Sharif (actor – Doctor Zhivago) 

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On This Day:

1890 Wyoming becomes the 44th State of the USA

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Have a good Tuesday, 10th July

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28th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1491 Henry VIII, founder of the Church of England

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Died:

1914 Franz Ferdinand (Archduke of Austria – assassination that triggered World War 1)

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On This Day:

1926 Mercedes Benz forms (merger of DMG and Benz & Cie)

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Have a good Thursday, 28th June

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7th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1940 Tom Jones (singer)

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Died:

2015 Christopher Lee (actor)

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On This Day:

1929 Vatican City becomes a sovereign state

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Have a good Thursday, 7th June

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30th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1909 Benny Goodman (band leader)

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Died:

1431 Joan of Arc (national heroine of France & saint – burnt at the stake)

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On This Day:

1969 Gibraltar adopts its constitution

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Have a good Wednesday, 30th May

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13th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1570 Guy Fawkes (Catholic Conspirator, convicted and executed over the Gunpowder Plot – a plot to blow up the English Parliament)

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Died:

2004 Carol Keating (TV presenter) 

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On This Day:

2006 Major tornadoes hit Iowa City, Iowa

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Have a good Friday, 13th April 

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2nd April – On This Day In History

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Born:

742 Charlemagne (1st Holy Roman Emperor)

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Died:

1872 Samuel Morse (developed the electric telegraph)

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On This Day:

1968 “2001 – A Space Odyssey” premiers

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Have a good Monday, 2nd April

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31st January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1981 Justin Timberlake (musician and actor)

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Died:

1606 Guy Fawkes (convicted of trying to blow up the House of Parliament in the Gunpowder Plot) 

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On This Day:

2000 Alaskan Airlines 261 crashes into the Pacific Ocean (kills 88)

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Have a good Wednesday, 31st January

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