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25th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1979 Johnny Wilkinson (England rugby player)

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Died:

1971 Terence De Marney (actor – Dr Who)

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On This Day:

1946 Jordan gains its independence (from Britain)

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24th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1819 Queen Victoria (Queen of England)

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Died:

1543 Copernicus (astronomer & mathematician)

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On This Day:

1862 Westminster Bridge, London (crossing the Thames) is officially opened

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22nd May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1813 Richard Wagner (composer)

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Died:

1972 Cecil Day Lewis (poet)

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On This Day:

1933 Reported first sighting of the Loch Ness Monster

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Have a good Tuesday, 22nd May

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21st May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1688 Alexander Pope (poet)

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Died:

2000 Sir John Gielgud (actor)

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On This Day:

1927 Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris in The Spirit Of St Louis after making the first solo air crossing of the Atlantic

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Have a good Monday, 21st May

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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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19th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1918 Florence Chadwick (first to swim the English Channel both ways)

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Died:

1526 Anne Boleyn (Queen of England and wife of Henry VIII – beheaded)

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On This Day:

2016 Egyptair Flight MS804 goes missing between Cairo and Paris

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17th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1749 Edward Jenner (pioneer of immunology and smallpox vaccinations)

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Died:

2012 Donna Summer (singer)

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On This Day:

1949 The Republic of Ireland is recognised by Britain

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