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27th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1822 Matthew Arnold (poet)

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Died:

1524 Vasco Da Gama (explorer)

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On This Day:

1954 Laos gains independence

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Have a good Monday, 24th December

14th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1951 Kevin Keegan (football / soccer player and manager)

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Died:

1779 Captain James Cook (explorer and navigator)

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On This Day:

1859 Oregon becomes the 33rd State of the USA

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Have a good Wednesday , 14th February

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27th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1728 Captain James Cook (explorer and navigator)

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Died:

2009 David Shepherd (cricket umpire)

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On This Day:

1971 Republic of Congo-Kinshasa become the Republic of Zaire

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Have a good Friday, 27th October

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15th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1564 Galileo Galilei (astronomer and physicist)

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Died:

1744 John Hadley (the inventor of the sextant)

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On This Day:

1931 First Dracula movie released

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Have a good Monday, 15th February

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28th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1957 Nick Price (South African professional golfer)

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Died:

1595 Sir Francis Drake (English navigator and explorer)

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On This Day:
1807 Pall Mall (London) becomes the first street to be lit by gaslight

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Have a good Thursday, 28th January

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