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20th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1923 Nadine Gordimer (best selling South African author, Nobel Prize winner)

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Died:

1910 Leo Tolstoy (author – “War and Peace”)

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On This Day:

1917 Ukraine declares itself a republic 

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17th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1942 Martin Scorsese (film director – Goodfellas)

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Died:

1796 Catherine The Great (Empress of Russia)

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On This Day:

2006 Element 111, Roentgenium (Rg) officially named

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7th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1879 Leon Trotsky (Russian Marxist revolutionary) 

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Died:

1980 Steve McQueen (actor)

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On This Day:

1982 Turkey adopts its constitution

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6th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1970 Ethan Hawke (actor)

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Died:

1893 Tchaikovsky (composer)

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On This Day:

1918 Poland proclaims itself a republic

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14th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1849 Ivan Pavlov (psychology pioneer)

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Died:

1982 Grace Kelly (actress and Princes of Monaco) 

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On This Day:

2003 Referendum in Estonia approves joining the European Union

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11th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1885 DH Lawrence (poet and writer)

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Died:

Nikita Khrushchev (Premier of the USSR)

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On This Day:

1961 World Wildlife Fund is founded

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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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