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20th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1971 Snoop Dog (rapper)

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Died:

2011 Muammar Gaddafi (dictator of Libya)

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On This Day:

1813 The end of the Kingdom of Westphalia

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Have a good Saturday, 20th October

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12th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1949 Mark Knopfler (guitarist – Dire Straits)

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Died:

30 BC Cleopatra (last Egyptian ruler of the Ptolemaic Dynasty)

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On This Day:

1992 NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement between Canada, USA & Mexico) negotiations declared completed

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Have a good Sunday, 12th August

25th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1923 Estelle Getty (actress – The Golden Girls)

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Died:

1834 Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Romantic poet)

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On This Day In History

1957 Republic of Tunisia forms (monarchy abolished)

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Have a good Wednesday, 25th July

10th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1509 John Calvin (protestant religious reformer and founder of Calvinism) 

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Died:

2015 Omar Sharif (actor – Doctor Zhivago) 

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On This Day:

1890 Wyoming becomes the 44th State of the USA

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Have a good Tuesday, 10th July

18th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1942 Paul McCartney (musician and member of The Beatles)

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Died:

1928 Roald Amundsen (led first polar expedition to the South Pole)

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On This Day:

1953 Egypt proclaimed as a republic

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Have a good Monday, 18th June

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26th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1907 John Wayne (actor, best known for Westerns)

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Died:

2008 Sydney Pollack (actor & director)

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On This Day:

1926 Lebanon adopts its constitution

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Have a good Saturday, 26th May

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20th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1908 Michael Redgrave (actor)

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Died:

1964 Brendan Behan (poet)

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On This Day:

1956 Tunisia gains independence (from France)

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Have a good Tuesday, 20th March

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