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13th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1923 Chuck Yeagar (test pilot, first to break the sound barrier)

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Died:

2003 Stacy Keach (actor – Pretty Woman)

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On This Day:

1668 Treaty of Lisbon signed (Spain recognised Portugal)

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Have a good Tuesday, 13th February

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5th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1985 Cristiano Ronaldo (footballer) 

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Died:

2012 Sam Coppola (actor) 

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On This Day:

1922 Reader’s Digest first published

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Have a good Monday, 5th February

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3rd February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1480 Ferdinand Magellan (Portuguese explorer)

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Died:

1959 Buddy Holly (musician, rocker)

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On This Day:

1966 First soft landing on the moon (Soviet Luna 9)

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Have a good Saturday, 3rd February

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15th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1412 Joan of Arc (Saint)

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Died:

2008 Brad Renfro (actor)

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On This Day:

1975 Portugal signs the accord to give Angola independence

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Have a good Monday, 15th January

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24th December – On This Day in History

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Born:

1822 Matthew Arnold (poet)

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Died:

1524 Vasco Da Gama (Portuguese explorer) 

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On This Day:

1924 Albania becomes  republic

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Have a good Sunday, 24th December

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18th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1942 Linda Evans (actress – Dynasty)

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Died:

2015 Jonah Lomu (New Zealand / All Black Rugby star)

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On This Day:

1497 Vasco Da Gama reaches the Cape of Good Hope

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Have a good Saturday, 18th November

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30th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1451 Christopher Columbus (explorer)

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Died:

2000 Steve Allen (comedian and TV presenter)

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On This Day:

1938 “War Of The Worlds” broadcast on the radio, allegedly causing a mass panic as people think it is a news report

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Have a good Monday, 30th October

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