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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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15th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1412 Joan of Arc (Saint)

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Died:

2008 Brad Renfro (actor)

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On This Day:

1975 Portugal signs the accord to give Angola independence

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Have a good Monday, 15th January

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17th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1936 Pope Francis (1st Jesuit Pope)

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Died:

2011 Kim Jong-il (leader of North Korea)

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On This Day:

1935 First flight of the Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain)

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Have a good Sunday, 17th December

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25th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1930 Sean Connery (actor)

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Died:

1688 Henry Morgan (pirate & privateer) 

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On This Day:

1212 Children’s Crusade (led by Nicholas, aged 10) reaches Genoa 

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28th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1491 Henry VII (King of England, founder of the Church of England)

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Died:

1914 Franz Ferdinand (assassination sparked the start of World War 1)

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On This Day:

1820 tomatoes are proven to not be poisonous

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Have a good Wednesday, 28th June

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