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15th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1029 Mario Puzo (author – The Godfather)

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Died:

2011 Betty Driver (Elizabeth Driver), actress – Coronation Street

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On This Day:

1952 Charlotte’s Web (by EB White) is published

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Have a good Monday, 15th October

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14th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1894 E.E. Cummings (poet)

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Died:

1977 Bing Crosby (actor & singer – Going My Way)

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On This Day:

1926 Winnie The Pooh (by AA Milne) is released

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Have a good Sunday, 14th October

13th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1925 Margaret Thatcher (first woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

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Died:

1974 Ed Sullivan (TV Presenter – Ed Sullivan Show)

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On This Day:

2010 Mine accident in Chile (Copiapo Mine). 33 miners are rescued after spending 69 days underground

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Have a good Saturday, 13th October

12th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1935 Luciano Pavarotti (singer)

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Died:

1997 John Denver (Country Music singer)

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On This Day:

1968 Equatorial Guinea declares its independence (from Spain)

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Have a good Friday, 12th October

11th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1957 Dawn French (actor & comedian – Vicar of Dibley)

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Died:

2015 Dean Chance (baseball player)

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On This Day:

1972 Panama adopts its constitution 

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Have a good Thursday, 11th October

10th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1813 Giuseppe Verdi (opera composer) 

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Died:

2004 Christopher Reeves (actor – Superman)

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On This Day:

1970 Fiji gains independence (from Britain)

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Have a good Wednesday, 10th October

9th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1940 John Lennon (musician – The Beatles)

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Died:

1967 Che Guevara (Marxist revolutionary) 

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On This Day:

1962 Uganda becomes independent (from Britain)

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Have a good Tuesday, 9th October