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23rd May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1950 Martin McGuiness (Irish politician) 

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Died:

1701 William Kidd (pirate)

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On This Day:

1568 The Netherlands declares independence (from Spain)

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Have a good Tuesday, 23rd May

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17th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1956 Sugar Ray Leonard (boxer)

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Died:

1694 Johann Michael Bach (composer)

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On This Day:

1949 British Government officially recognises the Republic of Ireland

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Have a good Wednesday, 17th May

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14th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1961 Robert Carlyle (actor – The Full Monty)

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Died:

1995 Brian Coffey (Irish poet)

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On This Day:

1865 Abraham Lincoln is shot (by John Wilkes Booth)

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Have a good Friday, 14th April

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31st August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1945 Van Morrison (musician)

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Died:

1997 Diana Spencer (Lady Diana)

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On This Day:

1976 Trinidad & Tobago adopts its constitution

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Have a good Wednesday, 31st August

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17th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1954 Bill Pullman (actor)

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Died:

1830 Simon Bolivar (South American revolutionary and president of Columbia)

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On This Day:

1922 The last British troops leave the Ireland Freestate

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Have a good Thursday, 17th December

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12th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

100 BC Julius Caesar (Roman Emperor)

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Died:

1536 Desiderius Erasmus (humanist and priest)

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On This Day:

1690 Battle of the Boyne, sometimes called Battle of the Orange (actually occurred on 1st July, but celebrated today)

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Have a good Sunday, 12th July

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