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3rd November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1949 Larry Holmes (boxer) 

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Died:

1954 Henri Matisse (painter and sculptor) 

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On This Day:

1918 Poland declares independence (from Russia)

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Have a good Saturday, 3rd November

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24th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1895 Jack Dempsey (Heavyweight boxing champion, known as Kid Blackie)

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Died:

1712 Simon van der Stel (Governor of The Cape Colony)

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On This Day:

1441 Eton College founded by King Henry VI

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Have a good Sunday, 24th June

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31st May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1819 Walt Whitman (poet)

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Died:

1983 Jack Dempsey (heavyweight boxing champion)

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On This Day:

1920 Union of South Africa declares its independence (from Britain)

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Have a good Thursday, 31st May

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