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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

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 (approximate date of birth) 

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Died:

1979 Barnes Wallis (scientist and inventor)

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On This Day:

1990 Britain and France finally complete the tunnel under the English Channel

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Have a good Sunday, 30th October

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3rd August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1938 Terry Wogan (British broadcaster)

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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 of discovery

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Have a good Wednesday, 3rd August

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4th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1929 Audrey Hepburn (actress)

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Died:

1891 Sherlock Holmes (fictional detective) “dies” at the Reichenbach Falls

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On This Day:

1494 Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica

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Have a great Monday, 4th May!

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