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14th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1974 David Mitchell (comedian and actor)

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Died:

1881 Billy The Kid (outlaw in the Wild West)

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On This Day:

1789 Bastille Day (the start of the French Revolution)

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Have a good Friday, 14th July

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16th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1854 Oscar Wilde (author & playwright)

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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 With and The Wardrobe (CS Lewis) released

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Have a good Sunday, 16th October

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2nd November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1755 Marie – Antoinette (Queen of Louis XVI, “let them eat cake”)

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Died:

1950 George Bernard Shaw (author)

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On This Day:

1947 “Spruce Goose”, owned by Howard Hughes, has its one and only flight

01 Nov 1947, San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA --- 11/1/1947-San Pedro, CA- Howard Hughes', 200-ton plywood flying boat lies at anchor in Los Angeles Harbor after it was eased from the drydock in which it was assembled. Hughes and his assistants can be seen on a small platform atop the plane. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Have a good Monday, 2nd November

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21st September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1866 HG Wells (author – War of the Worlds)

Original War of the Worlds album artwork

Died:

1974 Walter Brennan (actor)

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On This Day:

1792 First French Republic declared

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Have a good Monday, 21st September

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10th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1928 Jimmy Dean (actor and singer)

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Died:

1930 William H Taft (US President)

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On This Day:

1792 Parisian mobs attack the palace of Louis XVI

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Have a good Monday, 10th August

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