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10th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1830 Emily Dickinson (poet)

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Died:

1896 Alfred Nobel (inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prize)

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On This Day:

1799 The Metric System is adopted in France – the first country to do this

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Have a good Monday, 10th December

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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Have a good Tuesday, 1st August

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