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21st April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1619 Jan Van Riebeeck (founder of the Cape Colony – Cape Town)

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Died:

1910 Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain – author of The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn)

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On This Day:

1983 One Pound coin is introduced in the UK

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Have a good Saturday, 21st April

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18th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1898 Enzo Ferrari (racing car manufacturer) 

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Died:

1294 Kublai Khan (Mongol Emperor and conqueror) 

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On This Day:

1885 “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” published by Mark Twain

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Have a good Sunday, 18th February

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30th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1835 Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) author of Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn.

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Died:

1900 Oscar Wilde (playwright & novelist)

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1782 Britain signs the agreement to recognize the independence of the USA

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Have a good Thursday, 30th November

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30th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1835 Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) author of Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn etc

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Died:

1900 Oscar Wilde (playwright)

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On This Day:

1487 German Beer Purity Law published in Bavaria (beer should only be brewed from water, malt and hops)

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Have a good Wednesday, 30th November

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