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21st September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1866 HG wells (author – War Of The Worlds)

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Died:

1998 Florence Griffith Joyner (athlete)

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On This Day:

1937 “The Hobbit” (JRR Tolkien) is published

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Have a good Thursday, 21st September

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20th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1934 Sophia Loren (actress)

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Died:

1984 Steve Goodman (singer & guitarist)

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On This Day:

1258 Salisbury Cathedral inaugurated 

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Have a good Wednesday, 20th September

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19th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1796 Hartley Coleridge (poet)

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Died:

2015 Jackie Collins (author)

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On This Day:

1893 New Zealand grants women the right to vote (first country to do this)

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Have a good Tuesday, 19th September

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18th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1905 Greta Garbo (actress)

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Died:

1970 Jimi Hendrix (guitarist)

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On This Day:

1810 Chile declares independence (from Spain)

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Have a good Monday, 18th September

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17th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1819 Marthinus Wessels Pretorius  (first President of the Republic of South Africa)

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Died:

1985 Laura Ashley (fashion designer)

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On This Day:

1900 Commonwealth of Australia proclaimed

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Have a good Sunday, 17th September

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16th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1925 BB King (Blues musician)

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Died:

1994 Jack Dobson (actor)

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On This Day:

1906 Magnetic South Pole discovered (by Roald Amundsen)

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Have a good Saturday, 16th September

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15th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1254 Marco Polo (explorer)

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Died:

2007 Colin McRae (rally driver)

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On This Day:

1928 Penicillin is discovered (by Alexander Fleming)

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Have a good Friday, 14th September

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