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13th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1923 Chuck Yeagar (test pilot, first to break the sound barrier)

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Died:

2003 Stacy Keach (actor – Pretty Woman)

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On This Day:

1668 Treaty of Lisbon signed (Spain recognised Portugal)

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Have a good Tuesday, 13th February

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4th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1902 Charles Lindbergh (first to fly solo across the Atlantic)

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Died:

1987 Liberace (pianist)

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On This Day:

1948 Sri Lanks declares its independence (from Britain – it was Ceylon)

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Have a good Sunday, 4th February

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27th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1756 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer)

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Died:

2010 JD Salinger (novelist – Catcher In The Rye)

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On This Day:

1939 First flight of Lockheed’s P-38 Lightning

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Have a good Saturday, 27th January

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22nd January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1788 Lord Byron (romantic poet)

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Died:

1901 Queen Victoria (Britain’s Queen, 1827 – 1901)

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On This Day:

1970 First commercial flight of a Boeing 747 (PanAm New York City to London)

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Have a good Monday, 22nd January

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9th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1944 Jimmy Page (guitarist – Led Zeppelin, Stairway to Heaven)

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Died:

1992 Steve Brodie (actor)

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On This Day:

1969 First trial flight of the Concorde (Bristol, England)

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Have a good Tuesday, 9th January

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26th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1893 Mao Zedong (Chinese revolutionary leader)

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Died:

1972 Harry Truman (33rd US President)

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On This Day:

1975 First supersonic transport service operates (Tupolev 144)

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Have a good Tuesday, 26th December

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12th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1915 Frank Sinatra (singer)

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Died:

1889 Robert Browning (poet)

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On This Day:

1953 Chuck Yeager flies at Mach 2.43 in the Bell X-1A

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Have a good Tuesday, 12th December

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