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20th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1923 Nadine Gordimer (author & Nobel Prize winner)

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Died:

1910 Leo Trotsky (author – War And Peace)

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On This Day:

1917 Ukraine declares itself a republic 

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Have a good Tuesday, 20th November

26th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1888 TS Eliot (poet & Nobel Prize winner)

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Died:

2008 Paul Newman (actor – Hustler) 

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On This Day:

1962 The declaration of the Republic of Yemen

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Have a good Wednesday, 26th September

30th August – On This day In History

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Born:

1930 Warren Buffett (businessman and second wealthiest man in the world)

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Died:

2013 Seamus Heaney (poet, playwright & Nobel Prize Winner for Literature)

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On This Day:

1918 Czechoslovakia forms and becomes an independent republic

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Have a good Thursday, 30th August

26th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1910 Mother Teresa (nun, founder of Missionaries of Charity and Nobel Peace Prize winner)

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Died:

1974 Charles Lindbergh (aviator – first to fly across the Atlantic)

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On This Day:

2011 The Boeing 787 (Dreamliner) receives official certification

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Have a good Sunday, 26th August

2nd August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1923 Shimon Peres (Prime Minister of Israel & Nobel Peace Prize winner)

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Died:

1876 Wild Bill Hickok (cowboy & frontiersman – shot in the back)

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On This Day:

1865 Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland published (by Lewis Carroll)

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Have a good Thursday, 2nd August

13th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

100 BC Julius Caesar (Roman general and leader)

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Died:

2014 Nadine Gordimer (author & Novel laureate) 

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On This Day:

2016 Theresa May is elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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Have a good Friday, 13th July

18th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1947 James Woods (actor)

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Died:

1955 Albert Einstein (theoretical physicist & Nobel Laureate) 

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On This Day:

1906 San Francisco earthquake kills approximately 4000 and destroy around 75% of the city

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Have a good Wednesday, 18th April

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17th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1951 Kurt Russell (actor)

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Died:

2017 Derek Walcott (poet & Nobel Laureate)

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On This Day:

2014 The Republic of Crimea is declared

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Have a good Saturday, 17th March

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14th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1879 Albert Einstein (physicist & Nobel Laureate) 

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Died:

1883 Karl Marx (philosopher – Communist Manifesto)

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On This Day:

2017 Muirfield Golf Club (world’s oldest golf club) votes to accept women members

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1st February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1981 Graeme Smith (South African cricketer)

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Died:

1851 Mary Shelly (author – Frankenstein) 

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On This Day:

1991 FW de Klerk (South African President) commits to repeal all apartheid laws

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Have a good Thursday, 1st February

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