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2nd December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1973 Monica Seles (tennis champ)

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Died:

1814 Marquis de Sade (philosopher & writer – the words sadist & sadism originate from his name)

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On This Day:

1697 St Paul’s Cathedral consecrated (the original was destroyed in the Great Fire of London)

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Have a good Saturday, 2nd December

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20th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1632 Christopher Wren (architect – St Paul’s Cathedral)

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Died:

1994 Burt Lancaster (actor)

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On This Day:

1972 John Betjeman becomes Britain’s Poet Laureate

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Have a good Friday, 20th October

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12th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1935 Luciano Pavarotti (operatic tenor)

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Died:

1997 John Denver (country music singer)

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On This Day:

1609 “Three Blind Mice”, the children’s rhyme, first published

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Have a good Thursday, 12th October

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5th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1638 Louis XIV (The Sun King)

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Died:

1877 Crazy Horse (the last Sioux war chief) 

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On This Day:

1666 Great Fire of London ends

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Have a good Tuesday, 5th September 

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11th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1920 Yul Brynner (actor)

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Died:

1993 Denis Tomlinson (South African cricketer)

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On This Day:

1848 Waterloo Station (London) is opened

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Have a good Tuesday, 11th July

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30th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1941 Peter Pollock (South African cricketer)

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Died:

2012 Yitzhak Shamir (Israeli Prime Minister)

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On This Day:

1894 Tower Bridge (London) opens

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Have a good Friday, 30th June

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19th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1962 Paula Abdul (singer & songwriter)

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Died:

1937 JM Barrie (author – Peter Pan)

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On This Day:

1829 London Metropolitan Police founded (by Robert Peel)

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Have a good Monday, 19th June

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