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1st November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1935 Gary Player (Golfer – 9 times majors winner)

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Died:

1972 Ezra Pound (poet)

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On This Day:

1939 The first jet fighter (Heinkel HE 178) is demonstrated, to the German War Ministry 

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Have a good Thursday, 1st November

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25th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1984 Katy Perry (singer)

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Died:

1999 Payne Stewart (champion golfer)

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On This Day:

1854 The Charge of the Light Brigade (Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War – over 100 killed)

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Have a good Thursday, 25th October

3rd October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1959 Fred Couples (golfer – Master Champion)

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Died:

2005 Ronnie Barker (actor & comedian – The Two Ronnies)

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On This Day:

1932 Iraq gains independence (from Britain)

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Have a good Wednesday, 3rd October

25th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1897 William Faulkner (author)

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Died:

2016 Arnold Palmer (golfer, winner of 7 Majors)

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On This Day:

2017 Transport For London announces that it will not renew Uber’s licence to operate due to background check issues

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Have a good Tuesday, 25th September

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

4th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1949 Tom Watson (golfer and five times British Open Winner)

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Died:

2006 Steve Irwin (TV personality and naturalist)

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On This Day:

1964 Forth Road Bridge opens (the new one opened earlier this year)

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Have a good Tuesday, 4th September

27th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1957 Bernhard Langer (golfer & Masters Champion)

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Died;

1919 Louis Botha (South Africa General during the Anglo – Boer War and Statesman)

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On This Day:

1955 First publication of The Guinness Book Of Records

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Have a good Monday, 27th August