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12th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1949 Mark Knopfler (guitarist – Dire Straits)

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Died:

30 BC Cleopatra (last Egyptian ruler of the Ptolemaic Dynasty)

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On This Day:

1992 NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement between Canada, USA & Mexico) negotiations declared completed

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Have a good Sunday, 12th August

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15th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1606 Rembrandt van Rijn (painter – Night Watch)

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Died:

1997 Gianni Versace (fashion designer)

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On This Day:

1799 The Rosetta Stone is discovered, allowing for translation of Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics

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Have a good Sunday, 15th July

 

10th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1509 John Calvin (protestant religious reformer and founder of Calvinism) 

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Died:

2015 Omar Sharif (actor – Doctor Zhivago) 

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On This Day:

1890 Wyoming becomes the 44th State of the USA

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Have a good Tuesday, 10th July

18th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1942 Paul McCartney (musician and member of The Beatles)

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Died:

1928 Roald Amundsen (led first polar expedition to the South Pole)

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On This Day:

1953 Egypt proclaimed as a republic

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Have a good Monday, 18th June

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25th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1599 Oliver Cromwell (Lord Protector of England)

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Died:

1878 Anne Sewell (author – Black Beauty)

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On This Day:

1859 Ground is broken for the construction of the Suez Canal

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Have a good Wednesday, 25th April

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16th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1954 Jimmy Nail (singer & actor – Evita) 

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Died:

2005 Anthony George (actor – The Untouchables)

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On This Day:

1922 Egypt obtains independence (from Britain) 

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Have a good Friday, 16th March

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23rd December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1971 Corey Haim (actor – Silver Bullet) 

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Died:

1972 Charles Atlas (body builder)

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On This Day:

1912 Aswan Dam, on the Nile, begins operations

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Have a good Saturday, 23rd December

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