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5th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1853 Cecil Rhodes (imperialist, businessman, diamond merchant and Prime Minister of the Cape Colony)

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Died:

2002 Ted Williams (baseball Hall of Famer – Boston Red Sox)

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On This Day:

1811 Venezuela declares independence (from Spain)

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Have a good Thursday, 5th July

 

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25th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1881 Pablo Picasso (artist)

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Died:

1400 Geoffrey Chaucer (author – Canterbury Tales)

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On This Day:

1900 Britain annexes Boer South African Republic, renames it Transvaal Colony 

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Have a good Wednesday, 25th October

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