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17th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1956 Sugar Ray Leonard (boxer)

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Died:

1694 Johann Michael Bach (composer)

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On This Day:

1949 British Government officially recognises the Republic of Ireland

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Have a good Wednesday, 17th May

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17th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1973 Paula Radcliffe (marathon runner)

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Died:

2011 Kim Jong – il (Supreme Leader / Dictator of North Korea)

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On This Day:

1538 Henry VIII is excommunicated

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Have a good Saturday, 17th December

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10th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1950 Mark Spitz (Olympic swimmer)

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Died:

2000 Jim Varney (actor)

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On This Day:

1931 New Delhi becomes the capital city of India

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Have a good Wednesday, 10th February

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12th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1913 Jesse Owens (Olympic track star, 3 gold medals at Berlin Olympics in 1936)

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Died:

1889 Robert Browning (poet)

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On This Day:

1800 Washington DC established as the capital of the USA

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Have a good Saturday, 12th December

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8th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1925 Sammy Davis Jr (singer and actor)

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Died:

1980 John Lennon (The Beatles)

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On This Day:

1956 16th Olympic Games close in Melbourne, Australia

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Have a good Tuesday, 8th December

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4th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1949 Tom Watson (legendary golfer, 4 times British Open winner)

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Died:

2006 Steve Irwin (Australian nature film presenter and researcher)

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On This Day:

1972 Swimmer Mark Spitz becomes first to win 7 Olympic Gold medals

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Have a good Friday, 4th September

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26th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1966 Zola Budd (South African Olympic track star – famous for racing bare foot)

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Died:

1933 Jimmie Rodger (country singer)

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On This Day:

1977 “Star Wars” debuts

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Have a good Tuesday, 26th May

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