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28th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1757 William Blake (poet)

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Died:

2010 Lesley Nielsen (actor & comedian)

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On This Day:

2012 The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey – premiers (in New Zealand)

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Have a good Wednesday, 28th November

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18th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1939 Margaret Atwood (poet)

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Died:

2015 Jonah Lomu (famous rugby player, youngest ever All Black)

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On This Day:

1918 Latvia declares independence (from Russia)

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Have a good Sunday, 18th November

31st October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1961 Peter Jackson (director – Lord Of The Rings)

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Died:

1993 River Phoenix (actor – Stand By Me)

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On This Day:

1864 Nevada becomes the 36th State of the USA

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Have a good Wednesday, 31st October

27th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1728 James Cook (first European to explore New Zealand and much of Australia)

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Died:

1505 Ivan The Great (Russian Prince who conquered Lithuania)

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On This Day:

2017 Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain (doesn’t succeed) 

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Have a good Saturday, 27th October

3rd March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1847 Alexander Graham Bell (inventor of the telephone)

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Died:

2016 Martin Crowe (New Zealand cricketer)

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On This Day:

1845 Florida becomes the 27th State of the USA

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Have a good Saturday, 3rd March

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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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18th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1942 Linda Evans (actress – Dynasty)

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Died:

2015 Jonah Lomu (New Zealand / All Black Rugby star)

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On This Day:

1497 Vasco Da Gama reaches the Cape of Good Hope

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Have a good Saturday, 18th November

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