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30th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1451 Christopher Columbus (European to discover and start settlement of the New World – although this is disputed)

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Died:

2000 Steve Allen (comedian and actor)

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On This Day:

1990 The Channel Tunnel is completed by Britain and France, under the English Channel

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Have a good Tuesday, 30th October

3rd August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1940 Martin Sheen (actor – The West Wing)

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Died:

1924 Joseph Conrad (author – Heart Of Darkness)

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On This Day:

1492 Christopher Columbus sets sail on his first voyage to find “The Indies”

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Have a good Friday, 3rd August

 

20th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1944 Joe Cocker (rock musician) 

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Died:

1506 Christopher Columbus (explorer credited with opening up the New World)

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On This Day:

1927 Saudi Arabia becomes independent (from Britain)

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Have a good Sunday, 20th May

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30th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1451 Christopher Columbus (explorer)

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Died:

2000 Steve Allen (comedian and TV presenter)

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On This Day:

1938 “War Of The Worlds” broadcast on the radio, allegedly causing a mass panic as people think it is a news report

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Have a good Monday, 30th October

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20th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1944 Joe Cocker (rocker, musician)

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Died:

1506 Christopher Columbus (explorer)

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On This Day:

1310 Shoes were made specifically for both left and right feet, instead of being one shape for both

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Have a good Saturday, 20th May

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20th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1944 Joe Cocker (rock vocalist)

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Died:

1506 Christopher Columbus (explorer)

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On This Day:

1927 Aviator Charles Lindbergh takes off from New York to fly to Paris – first person to fly across the Atlantic

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Have a good Friday, 20th May

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28th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1955 Bill Gates (billionaire CEO of Microsoft)

Died:

1998 Ted Hughes (British Poet Laureate)

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On This Day:

1492 Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba

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Have a good Wednesday, 28th October

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