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21st November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1694 Voltaire (philosopher & writer)

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Died:

2017 David Cassidy (singer & actor)

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On This Day:

1789 North Carolina ratifies The Constitution and officially becomes the 12th State of the USA

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Have a good Wednesday, 21st November

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20th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1923 Nadine Gordimer (author & Nobel Prize winner)

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Died:

1910 Leo Trotsky (author – War And Peace)

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On This Day:

1917 Ukraine declares itself a republic 

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Have a good Tuesday, 20th November

19th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1962 Jodie Foster (actress – Silence Of The Lambs)

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Died:

1828 Franz Schubert (composer)

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On This Day:

1863 Abraham Lincoln delivers The Gettysburg Address

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Have a good Monday, 19th November

18th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1939 Margaret Atwood (poet)

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Died:

2015 Jonah Lomu (famous rugby player, youngest ever All Black)

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On This Day:

1918 Latvia declares independence (from Russia)

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Have a good Sunday, 18th November

17th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1942 Martin Scorsese (director – Goodfellas)

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Died:

1917 Auguste Rodin (sculptor – The Thinker)

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On This Day:

2014 Church of England allows the appointment of female bishops

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Have a good Saturday, 17th November

16th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1961 Frank Bruno (European champion boxer)

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Died:

1960 Clark Gable (actor – Gone With The Wind)

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On This Day:

1907 Oklahoma becomes the 46th State of the USA

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Have a good Friday, 16th November

15th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1972 Johnny Lee Miller (actor – Elementary, Trainspotting)

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Died:

2002 Myra Hindley (murderer – killed five children with Ian Brady)

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On This Day:

2017 Coup d’etat in Zimbabwe (Robert Mugabe overthrown by the army. Emerson Mnangagwe put into place as the interim president)

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Have a good Thursday, 15th November