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24th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1985 Wayne Rooney (English footballer)

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Died:

2005 Rosa Parks (civil rights activist)

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On This Day:

2003 Concorde makes its final commercial flight

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Have a good Wednesday, 24th October

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10th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1929 Arnold Palmer (legendary golfer)

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Died:

2007 Jane Wyman (actress)

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On This Day

1993 Boeing produces its 1000th 747

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Have a good Monday, 10th September

26th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1910 Mother Teresa (nun, founder of Missionaries of Charity and Nobel Peace Prize winner)

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Died:

1974 Charles Lindbergh (aviator – first to fly across the Atlantic)

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On This Day:

2011 The Boeing 787 (Dreamliner) receives official certification

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Have a good Sunday, 26th August

19th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1871 Orville Wright (aviation pioneer – The Wright Brothers)

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Died:

1977 Groucho Marx (comedian – Marx Brothers)

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On This Day:

1919 Afghanistan declares its independence (from Britain)

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Have a good Sunday, 19th August

27th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1955 Allan Border (Australian cricketer)

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Died:

2003 Bob Hope (actor and comedian)

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On This Day:

1949 First jet engine airliner flies (De Havilland Comet)

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Have a good Friday, 27th July

29th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1943 Little Eva (pop singer)

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Died:

1861 Elizabeth Barrett Browning (poet)

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On This Day:

1962 First flight of the Vickers VC-10

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Have a good Friday, 29th June

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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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