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31st December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1937 Anthony Hopkins (actor – Silence Of The Lambs)

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Died:

2015 Natalie Cole (singer)

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On This Day:

1983 Brunei gains independence (from Britain)

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Have a good Monday, 31st December

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30th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1865 Rudyard Kipling (author – Jungle Book)

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Died:

1970 Sonny Liston (boxer)

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On This Day:

1947 Romania declared a republic

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Have a good Sunday, 30th December

29th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1972 Jude Law (actor – The Talented Mr Ripley)

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Died:

2012 Tony Greig (England cricket captain and commentator)

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On This Day:

1845 Texas admitted as the 28th State of the USA

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Have a good Saturday, 29th December

28th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1954 Denzel Washington (actor – St Elsewhere)

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Died:

1734 Rob Roy (Scottish hero)

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On This Day:

1846 Iowa becomes the 29th State of the USA

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Have a good Friday, 28th December

26th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1986 Kit Harrington (actor – Game of Thrones)

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Died:

2001 Nigel Hawthorne (actor)

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On This Day:

1982 TIME announces that its Man Of The Year is a computer

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Have a good Wednesday, 26th December

27th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1822 Matthew Arnold (poet)

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Died:

1524 Vasco Da Gama (explorer)

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On This Day:

1954 Laos gains independence

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Have a good Monday, 24th December

23rd December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1985 Harry Judd (drummer – McFly) 

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Died:

2013 Mikhail Kalashnikov (inventor of the AK-47)

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On This Day:

1937 The Vickers Wellington bomber first flies

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Have a good Sunday, 23rd December