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19th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1871 Orville Wright (aviation pioneer – The Wright Brothers)

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Died:

1977 Groucho Marx (comedian – Marx Brothers)

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On This Day:

1919 Afghanistan declares its independence (from Britain)

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Have a good Sunday, 19th August

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14th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1945 Steve Martin (actor & comedian)

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Died:

1967 Bob Anderson (British racing driver)

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On This Day:

1945 Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW2

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Have a good Tuesday, 14th August

11th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1897 Enid Blyton (author of children’s books)

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Died:

2014 Robin Williams (actor and comedian)

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On This Day:

1960 Chad declares independence (from France)

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Have a good Saturday, 11th August

27th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1955 Allan Border (Australian cricketer)

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Died:

2003 Bob Hope (actor and comedian)

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On This Day:

1949 First jet engine airliner flies (De Havilland Comet)

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Have a good Friday, 27th July

13th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1953 Tim Allen (comedian – Home Improvement)

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Died:

2014 Chuck Noll (NFL Pittsburgh Steelers’ Head Coach)

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On This Day:

1898 Yukon Territory (Canada) established

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Have a good Wednesday, 13th June

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5th June – On This Day

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Born:

1976 Ross Noble (comedian)

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Died:

2004 Ronald Reagan (40th President of the USA)

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On This Day:

1944 Operation Tonga – British gliders carrying troops touch down in France as part of the D-Day invasions

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Have a good Tuesday, 5th May

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29th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1903 Bob Hope (actor & comedian)

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Died:

2017 Manuel Noriega (Panamanian dictator)

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On This Day:

1848 Wisconsin becomes the 30th State of the USA

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Have a good Tuesday, 29th May

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