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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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9th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1947 OJ Simpson (football star)

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Died:

2002 Rod Steiger (actor)

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On This Day:

1816 Argentina declares independence (from Spain)

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Have a good Monday, 9th July

5th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1946 Diane Keaton (actress)

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Died:

1922 Ernest Shackleton (polar explorer)

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On This Day:

1981 Peter Sutcliffe, aka Yorkshire Ripper, arrested. Convicted for killing 13 women.

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9th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1757 Thomas Telford (civil engineer)

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Died:

1969 Sharon Tate (actress, murdered)

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On This Day:

1173 Construction of the Tower of Pisa starts, but takes two centuries to complete

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Have a good Wednesday, 9th August

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2nd August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1923 Shimon Peres (Israeli Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner)

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Died:

1876 Wild Bill Hickok (frontiersman – shot from behind)

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On This Day:

1776 Formal signing of the US Declaration of Independence

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Have a good Wednesday, 2nd August

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15th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1606 Rembrandt van Rijn (painter)

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Died:

1997 Gianni Versace (fashion designer)

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On This Day:

1799 The Rosetta Stone is discovered, opening up the opportunity to translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics

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Have a good Saturday, 15th July

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26th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1960 Roger Taylor (drummer – Duran Duran)

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Died:

1999 Jill Dando (British TV presenter)

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On This Day:

1974 Malta adopts its constitution

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Have a good Wednesday, 26th April

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