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28th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1955 Bill Gates (founder of Microsoft)

 

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Died:

1998 Ted Hughes (British Poet Laureate) 

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On This Day:

1886 Statue of Liberty in New York dedicated (by President Grover Cleveland)

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Have a good Sunday, 28th October

 

 

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17th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1930 Ted Hughes (British Poet Laureate) 

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Died:

1850 Jose de San Martin (Revolutionary and General in South America leading in Argentina, Chile and Peru for independence from Spain)

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On This Day:

1950 Indonesia gains independence (from The Netherlands)

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6th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1809 Alfred Lord Tennyson (British Poet Laureate) 

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Died:

2015 Louise Suggs (golfer & co-founder of the LPGA)

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On This Day:

1825 Bolivia becomes independent (from Peru)

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Have a good Monday, 6th August