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2nd December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1973 Monica Seles (tennis champ)

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Died:

1814 Marquis de Sade (philosopher & writer – the words sadist & sadism originate from his name)

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On This Day:

1697 St Paul’s Cathedral consecrated (the original was destroyed in the Great Fire of London)

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Have a good Saturday, 2nd December

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10th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1483 Martin Luther (major contributor to the Protestant Reformation)

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Died:

2007 Norman Mailer (author)

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On This Day:

1965 Manneke Pis statue stolen (in Brussels)

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Have a good Friday, 10th November

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15th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1920 Mario Puzo (author – “The Godfather”)

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Died:

2011 Betty Driver (actress)

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On This Day:

1880 Koln Cathedral completed (took 633 years)

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Have a good Sunday, 15th October

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7th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1931 Desmond Tutu (South African Anglican Arch Bishop and Nobel Prize winner)

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Died:

1849 Edgar Allan Poe (poet)

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On This Day:

1919 KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) is established, and is now the oldest running airline

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Have a good Saturday, 7th October

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20th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1934 Sophia Loren (actress)

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Died:

1984 Steve Goodman (singer & guitarist)

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On This Day:

1258 Salisbury Cathedral inaugurated 

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Have a good Wednesday, 20th September

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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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Have a good Friday, 25th August

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23rd July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1949 Clive Rice (South African all – round cricketer)

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Died:

2011 Amy Winehouse (singer)

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On This Day:

1148 Crusaders attack Damascus

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Have a good Sunday, 23rd July

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