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5th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1959 Bryan Adams (singer)

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Died:

1956 Art Tatum (jazz pianist)

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On This Day:

1605 The Gunpowder Plot – Catholic conspirators attempt to blow up King James 1 and parliament. Guy Fawkes caught, tortured and later executed.

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Have a good Monday, 5th November

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13th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1925 Margaret Thatcher (first woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

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Died:

1974 Ed Sullivan (TV Presenter – Ed Sullivan Show)

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On This Day:

2010 Mine accident in Chile (Copiapo Mine). 33 miners are rescued after spending 69 days underground

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Have a good Saturday, 13th October

25th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1897 William Faulkner (author)

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Died:

2016 Arnold Palmer (golfer, winner of 7 Majors)

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On This Day:

2017 Transport For London announces that it will not renew Uber’s licence to operate due to background check issues

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Have a good Tuesday, 25th September

2nd September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1952 Jimmy Connors (tennis champion)

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Died:

1834 Thomas Telford (pioneering civil engineer)

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On This Day:

1666 Great Fire of London begins (80% of London destroyed)

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Have a good Sunday, 2nd September

13th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

100 BC Julius Caesar (Roman general and leader)

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Died:

2014 Nadine Gordimer (author & Novel laureate) 

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On This Day:

2016 Theresa May is elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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Have a good Friday, 13th July

12th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1937 Bill Cosby (actor & comedian)

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Died:

1804 Alexander Hamilton (US Founding Father)

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On This Day:

1962 The Rolling Stones have their first performance (Marquee Club in London)

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Have a good Thursday, 12th July

 

30th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1941 Peter Pollock (South African cricketer) 

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Died:

1520 Moctezuma II (Aztec Emperor)

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On This Day:

1894 Tower Bridge (London) opens

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Have a good Saturday, 30th June

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