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12th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1929 Grace Kelly (actress and Princess of Monaco)

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Died:

2003 Jonathan Brandis (actor)

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On This Day:

1936 Oakland Bay Bridge is opened

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Have a good Sunday, 12th November

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11th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1897 Enid Blyton (children’s author)

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Died:

1919 Andrew Carnegie (Steel magnate and philanthropist)

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On This Day:

1934 First Federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz 

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Have a good Thursday, 11th August

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27th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1922 Christopher Lee (actor – Lord Of The Rings)

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Died:

1790 Jeremiah Carlton (inherited a fortune at 19, then went to bed and staid there for 70 years!)

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On This Day:

1937 Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, is dedicated

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Have a good Friday, 27th May

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18th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1947 James Woods (actor)

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Died:

1955 Albert Einstein (scientist and Nobel Prize winner)

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On This Day:

1906 Earthquake in San Francisco destroys 75% of the city and kills approximately 4000 people.

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Have a good Monday, 18th April

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15th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1452 Leonardo da Vinci (painter, inventor and visionary)

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Died:

1888 Matthew Arnold (poet)

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On This Day:

1850 City of San Francisco incorporated

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Have a good Friday, 15th April

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