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15th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

37 Nero (Roman Emperor)

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Died:

1944 Glenn Miller (band leader)

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On This Day:

2001 The Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens (after 11 years and $27 000 000 spent to fortify it without rectifying its lean)

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Have a good Saturday, 15th December

 

9th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1757 Thomas Telford (visionary civil engineer)

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Died:

1969 Sharon Tate (actress)

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On This Day:

1173 Construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, but takes two years to complete

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Have a good Tuesday, 9th August

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