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7th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1931 Desmond Tutu (South African Archbishop and Nobel Peace Prize winner)

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Died:

1849 Edgar Allan Poe (poet)

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On This Day:

1919 KLM, the worlds oldest still operating airline, is established

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Have a good Sunday, 7th October

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17th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1930 Ted Hughes (British Poet Laureate) 

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Died:

1850 Jose de San Martin (Revolutionary and General in South America leading in Argentina, Chile and Peru for independence from Spain)

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On This Day:

1950 Indonesia gains independence (from The Netherlands)

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21st July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1899 Ernest Hemingway (author – The Old Man And The Sea)

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Died:

1796 Robert Burns (poet)

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On This Day:

1831 Belgium gains its independence (from Netherlands)

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Have a good Saturday, 21st July

 

 

23rd May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1958 Drew Carey (actor & comedian)

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Died:

1868 Kit Carson (American frontiersman) 

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On This Day:

1568 The Netherlands declares independence (from Spain)

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Have a good Wednesday, 23rd May

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7th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1931 Desmond Tutu (South African Anglican Arch Bishop and Nobel Prize winner)

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Died:

1849 Edgar Allan Poe (poet)

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On This Day:

1919 KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) is established, and is now the oldest running airline

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Have a good Saturday, 7th October

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4th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1923 Charlton Heston (actor)

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Died:

1669 Rembrandt van Rijn (artist)

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On This Day:

1824 Mexico becomes a republic

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Have a good Wednesday, 4th October

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5th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1853 Cecil John Rhodes (diamond merchant, businessman, politician and colonialist)

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Died:

2002 Ted Williams (baseball Hall of Fame)

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On This Day:

1922 First General Election in the Netherlands

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Have a good Wednesday, 5th July

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