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11th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1897 Enid Blyton (children’s author)

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Died:

1919 Andrew Carnegie (industrialist and philanthropist) 

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On This Day:

1919 Green Bay Packers football club founded

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6th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1809 Alfred Lord Tennyson (British Poet Laureate) 

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Died:

2004 Rick James (Funk musician) 

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On This Day:

1825 Bolivia gains independence (from Peru)

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5th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1930 Neil Armstrong (first man on the moon)

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Died:

1962 Marilyn Monroe (actress)

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On This Day:

1957 “Andy Capp”, the comic strip, debuts

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4th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1821 Louis Vuitton (founder of leather fashion brand)

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Died:

1875 Hans Christian Andersen (author – The Ugly Duckling)

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On This Day:

1693 Traditional date accredited to the invention of Champagne (by Dom Perignon)

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3rd August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1940 Martin Sheen (actor – The West Wing)

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Died:

1924 Joseph Conrad (author – Heart Of Darkness)

 

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On This Day:

1798 Battle of the Nile (Nelson forces French fleet to surrender)

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1st August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1819 Herman Melville (author – Moby Dick)

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Died:

30 BC Mark Anthony (Roman leader) 

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On This Day:

1793 France becomes the first country to use the metric system

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30th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1818 Emily Bronte (author – Wuthering Heights)

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Died:

1718 William Penn (founder of Pennsylvania) 

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On This Day:

1898 Corn flakes invented (by William Kellogg)

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