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30th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1451 Christopher Columbus (European to discover and start settlement of the New World – although this is disputed)

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Died:

2000 Steve Allen (comedian and actor)

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On This Day:

1990 The Channel Tunnel is completed by Britain and France, under the English Channel

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Have a good Tuesday, 30th October

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6th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1974 Tim Henman (tennis champion)

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Died:

2007 Luciano Pavarotti (singer – tenor)

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On This Day:

1620 The Mayflower leaves Plymouth carrying pilgrims and settlers to the New World

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Have a good Thursday, 6th September

20th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1944 Joe Cocker (rock musician) 

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Died:

1506 Christopher Columbus (explorer credited with opening up the New World)

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On This Day:

1927 Saudi Arabia becomes independent (from Britain)

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Have a good Sunday, 20th May

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6th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1943 Roger Waters (musician – Pink Floyd)

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Died:

1994 James Clavell (author – Shogun)

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On This Day:

1620 The Mayflower departs from Plymouth, England heading for the New World

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Have a good Wednesday, 6th September

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