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4th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1916 Walter Cronkite (broadcast journalist) 

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Died:

1847 Felix Mendelssohn (pianist and composer)

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On This Day:

1875 Tonga adopts its constitution

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Have a good Sunday, 4th November

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

15th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1984 Prince Harry (second son of Prince Charles and Lady Diana)

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Died:

1859 Isambard Kingdom Brunel (engineer)

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On This Day:

1981 Vanuatu becomes a member of the United Nations

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Have a good Saturday, 15th September

30th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1818 Emily Bronte (author – Wuthering Heights)

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Died:

1918 Joyce Kilmer (poet)

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On This Day:

1980 Vanuatu gains independence (from Britain and France, used to be New Hebrides) 

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Have a good Monday, 30th July

4th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1916 Walter Cronkite (broadcaster & journalist)

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Died:

2008 Michael Crichton (author)

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On This Day:

1875 Tonga adopts its constitution

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Have a good Saturday, 4th November

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21st August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1938 Kenny Rogers (singer)

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Died:

1940 Leon Trotsky (Marxist revolutionary and writer)

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On This Day:

1959 Hawaii becomes the 50th State of the USA

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Have a good Monday, 21st August

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22nd February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1732 George Washington (1st President of the USA)

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Died:

1987 Andy Warhol (artist)

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On This Day:

1900 Hawaii becomes a US territory

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Have a good Wednesday, 22nd February

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20th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1946 Brenda Blethyn (actress – Vera)

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Died:

1910 Boutros Ghali (Prime Minister of Egypt – assassinated)

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On This Day:

1929 American Samoa is organised as a territory of the USA

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Have a good Monday, 20th February

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4th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1879 Will Rogers (actor and comedian)wr

 

Died:

1995 Yitzhak Rabin (Israeli prime minster, assassinated)

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On This Day:

1875 Tonga adopts its constitution

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Have a good Friday, 4th November

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28th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1908 Oskar Schindler (Austrian businessman who saved over 1000 people from Nazi concentration camps etc)

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Died:

2005 Percy Heath( (jazz musician)

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On This Day:

1937 First commercial flight to cross the Pacific (undertaken by PanAm)

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Have a good Thursday, 28th April

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