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14th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1979 Michael Owen (footballer / soccer player)

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Died:

1799 George Washington (1st President of the USA)

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On This Day:

1819 Alabama becomes the 22nd State of the USA

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Have a good Friday, 14th December

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13th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1929 Christopher Plummer (actor)

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Died:

2006 Lamar Hunt (NFL owner – KC Chiefs)

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On This Day:

1643 The Battle of Alton, in Hampshire, takes place (English Civil War)

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Have a good Thursday, 13th December

24th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1806 William Webb Ellis (credited with the invention of rugby)

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Died:

1991 Freddie Mercury (singer – Queen)

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On This Day:

1958 Mali becomes autonomous (within the French Community)

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Have a good Saturday, 24th November

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

23rd October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1940 Pele (Brazilian footballing icon)

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Died:

1957 Christian Dior (fashion designer)

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On This Day:

1941 Dumbo (Walt Disney) is released

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Have a good Tuesday, 23rd October

17th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1938 Evel Knievel (motorcycle stunt rider and daredevil)

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Died:

2015 Howard Kendall (footballer and manager – Everton)

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On This Day:

1918 Yugoslavia proclaims that it is a republic

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Have a good Wednesday, 17th October

20th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1948 George RR Martin (author – A Song Of Ice And Fire / Games Of Thrones)

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Died:

2004 Brian Clough (Footballer and manager)

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On This Day:

1258 Salisbury Cathedral is inaugurated 

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Have a good Thursday, 20th September