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16th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1925 Angela Lansbury (actress – Murder She Wrote)

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Died:

1793 Marie Antoinette (Queen of France, beheaded during The French Revolution)

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On This Day:

1950 The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe (by CS Lewis) is released

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Have a good Tuesday, 16th October

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8th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1949 Sigourney Weaver (actress – Alien)

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Died:

1793 John Hancock (first to sign the American Declaration of Independence)

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On This Day:

1600 San Marino adopts its constitution

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Have a good Monday, 8th October

30th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1980 Martina Hingis

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Died:

1955 James Dean (cultural icon and actor)

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On This Day:

1958 Guinea becomes independent (was French Guinea, controlled by France)

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Have a good Sunday, 30th September

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

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

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

1st August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1957 Gloria Estefan (singer  РMiami Sound Machine)

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Died:

1557 Jacques Cartier (French explorer – claimed Canada for France)

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On This Day:

2015 Google changes its logo – the biggest change since 1999

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