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15th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1563 Galileo Galilei (astronomer often called the Father of Science)

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Died:

1965 Nat King Cole (singer)

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On This Day

1939 German battleship “Bismarck” is launched

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Have a good Thursday, 15th February

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21st October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1833 Alfred Nobel (founder of the Nobel Prize and inventor of dynamite)

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Died:

1805 Admiral Horatio Nelson (British hero, dies at Battle of Trafalgar)

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On This Day:

1969 Somalia is overtaken by a bloodless coup (National Day)

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Have a good Saturday, 21st October

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29th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1758 Horatio Nelson (British admiral, hero of Trafalgar)

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Died:

2010 Tony Curtis (actor)

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On This Day:

1966 Botswana gains independence (was British, called Bechuanaland) 

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Have a good Friday, 29th September

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9th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1754 William Bligh (captain of the HMS Bounty)

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Died:

1976 Mao Zedong (Chinese revolutionary and Communist Part chairman)

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On This Day:

1850 California admitted as the 31st State of the USA

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Have a good Saturday, 9th September

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11th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1960 Jeremy Clarkson (motoring journalist and TV personality – Top Gear)

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Died:

2001 Harry Secombe (comedian)

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On This Day:

1900 US navy launches its first submarine

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Have a good Monday, 11th April

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27th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1965 Pat Cash (Australian tennis player and winner of Wimbledon, 1987)

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Died:

1564 John Calvin (Jean Caulvin) church reformer

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On This Day:

1941 The Bismarck (German battleship) sunk by British naval vessels

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Have a great Wednesday, 27th May!

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