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16th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1932 Dian Fossey (zoologist – Gorillas In The Mist)

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Died:

1979 Ted Cassidy (actor – Lurch, Addams Family)

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On This Day:

1920 Georgia declares independence

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15th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1412 Joan of Arc (Saint)

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Died:

2008 Brad Renfro (actor)

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On This Day:

1975 Portugal signs the accord to give Angola independence

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14th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

83 BC Mark Anthony (Roman General and leader)

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Died:

1898 Lewis Carroll (author – Alice In Wonderland)

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On This Day:

1690 The clarinet is invented (in Nurnberg, Germany)

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13th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1977 Orlando Bloom (actor – Lord Of The Rings)

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Died:

1929 Wyatt Earp (legendary lawman)

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On This Day:

1930 Micky Mouse first appears as a comic strip

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12th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1876 Jack London (author – Call Of The Wild)

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Died:

1976 Agatha Christie (crime writer)

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On This Day:

2010 Earthquake in Haiti kills approximately 160 000 people

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11th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1815 John A Macdonald (1st Prime Minister of Canada)

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Died:

1928 Thomas Hardy (author & poet – Far From The Madding Crowd)

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On This Day:

1864 Charing Cross Station opens (London)

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10th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1945 Rod Stewart (singer)

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Died:

2016 David Bowie (singer / songwriter)

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On This Day:

1901 Oil discovered in Texas

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