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28th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

551 BC Confucius (Chinese Philosopher) 

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Died:

2017 Hugh Hefner (Playboy publisher)

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On This Day:

1958 France adopts its constitution

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Have a good Friday, 28th September

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3rd June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1986 Rafael Nadal (tennis champion)

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Died:

2016 Muhammad Ali (heavyweight boxer – real name Cassius Clay)

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On This Day:

1959 Singapore adopts its constitution 

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Have a good Sunday, 3rd June

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15th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1254 Marco Polo (explorer)

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Died:

2007 Colin McRae (rally driver)

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On This Day:

1928 Penicillin is discovered (by Alexander Fleming)

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Have a good Friday, 14th September

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6th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1943 Roger Waters (musician – Pink Floyd)

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Died:

1994 James Clavell (author – Shogun)

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On This Day:

1620 The Mayflower departs from Plymouth, England heading for the New World

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Have a good Wednesday, 6th September

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17th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1786 Davy Crockett (American frontiersman & explorer)

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1982 Barney Phillips (actor – Dragnet)

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On This Day:

1945 Korea divided into North & South along 38th parallel

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Have a good Thursday, 17th August

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6th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1781 Stamford Raffles (founder of Singapore)

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Died:

1962 William Faulkner (author)

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On This Day:

1947 The “AK-47” goes into production

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Have a good Thursday, 6th July

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2nd July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1929 Imelda Marcos (Filipino politician and infamous for her enormous collection of shoes)

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Died:

1566 Nostradamus (astrologist, credited with predicting future events)

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On This Day:

2015 Kim Nirvana ferry capsizes off the coast of the Philippines, killing 62 

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