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5th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1901 Walt Disney (animator, co-founder of Walt Disney Company)

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Died:

2013 Nelson Mandela (South African president and inspirational statesman)

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On This Day:

1872 The Mary Celeste is found – her crew mysteriously missing

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Have a good Wednesday, 5th December

 

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5th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1638 Louis XIV (The Sun King – France)

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Died:

1997 Mother Teresa (Nun and founder of Missionaries of Charity – Nobel Peace Prize winner)

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On This Day:

1991 Nelson Mandela is elected as the leader of the ANC (African National Congress)

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Have a good Wednesday, 5th September

18th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1918 Nelson Mandela (South African leader and iconic statesman)

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Died:

1817 Jane Austin (novelist – Pride and Prejudice)

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On This Day:

2012 Kim Jong-un is appointed the Supreme Leader of North Korea

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Have a good Wednesday, 18th July

10th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1899 Fred Astaire (dancer & actor)

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Died:

1818 Paul Revere (American War of Independence patriot)

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On This Day:

1994 Nelson Mandela becomes South Africa’s first black president

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Have a good Thursday, 10th May

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18th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1918 Nelson Mandela (statesman)

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Died:

1817 Jane Austen (author)

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On This Day:

2013 The City of Detroit files for bankruptcy ($18.5 billion!)

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Have a good Tuesday, 18th July

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20th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1632 Sir Christopher Wren (English architect – St Pauls’ Cathedral)

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Died:

1964 Herbert Hoover (31st US President)

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On This Day:

1963 Nelson Mandela and eight others go on trial in South Africa

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Have a good Tuesday, 20th October

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