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23rd September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1930 Ray Charles (singer & pianist)

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Died:

1939 Sigmund Freud (father of psychology) 

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On This Day:

1979 Somali constitution is approved by its president

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Have a good Sunday, 23rd September

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22nd September – On This Day

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Born:

1958 Andrea Bocelli (singer – tenor)

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Died:

1539 Guru Nanak (founder of Sikhism)

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On This Day:

1908 Bulgaria declares independence (from the Ottoman Empire, modern day Turkey)

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Have a good Saturday, 22nd September

 

21st September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1947 Stephen King (horror author – Christian, The Shining etc)

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Died:

19 BC Virgil (Roman poet)

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On This Day:

1937 The Hobbit is published (by JRR Tolkien) 

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Have a good Friday, 21st September

18th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1971 Lance Armstrong (cyclist – won Tour de France seven times, but got banned for using drugs)

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Died:

1970 Jimi Hendrix (guitarist – Purple Haze)

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On This Day:

2017 Hurricane Maria destroys 90% of the structures in the Dominica and kills 27 people

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Have a good Tuesday, 18th September

15th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1984 Prince Harry (second son of Prince Charles and Lady Diana)

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Died:

1859 Isambard Kingdom Brunel (engineer)

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On This Day:

1981 Vanuatu becomes a member of the United Nations

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Have a good Saturday, 15th September

12th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1944 Barry White (singer)

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Died:

2003 Johnny Cash (country singer)

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On This Day:

1848 Switzerland becomes  federal state

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Have a good Wednesday, 12th September

5th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1638 Louis XIV (The Sun King – France)

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Died:

1997 Mother Teresa (Nun and founder of Missionaries of Charity – Nobel Peace Prize winner)

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On This Day:

1991 Nelson Mandela is elected as the leader of the ANC (African National Congress)

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Have a good Wednesday, 5th September