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15th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1606 Rembrandt van Rijn (painter – Night Watch)

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Died:

1997 Gianni Versace (fashion designer)

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On This Day:

1799 The Rosetta Stone is discovered, allowing for translation of Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics

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Have a good Sunday, 15th July

 

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19th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1938 Ted Turner (founder of CNN)

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Died:

1828 Franz Schubert (composer)

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On This Day:

1998 “Portrait Of The Artist Without Beard” (van Gogh) sells for $71.5 million

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Have a good Sunday, 19th November

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