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22nd July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1946 Danny Glover (actor – Lethal Weapon)

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Died:

2011 Tom Aldredge (actor – The Sopranos) 

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On This Day:

2011 Norway suffers twin terror attacks (bomb in Oslo and massacre at a youth camp in Utoya)

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Have a good Sunday, 22nd July

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17th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1954 Angela Merkel (Chancellor of Germany) 

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Died:

2009 Walter Cronkite (broadcaster and news reporter for CBS)

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On This Day:

1919 Finland adopts its constitution

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Have a good Tuesday, 17th July

18th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1942 Paul McCartney (musician and member of The Beatles)

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Died:

1928 Roald Amundsen (led first polar expedition to the South Pole)

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On This Day:

1953 Egypt proclaimed as a republic

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Have a good Monday, 18th June

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17th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1943 Barry Manilow (singer)

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Died:

2012 Rodney King (victim of police violence)

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On This Day:

1944 Iceland declares independence (from Denmark)

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Have a good Sunday, 17th June

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11th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1847 Thomas Edison (inventor – light bulb, movie camera etc)

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Died:

1650 Rene Descartes (French philosopher)

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On This Day:

1814 Norway proclaims independence

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Have a good Sunday 11th February

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25th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1897 William Faulkner (American author)

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Died:

2016 Arnold Palmer (golfer – won The Masters four times)

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On This Day:

1972 Norway votes to join the European Common Market

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Have a good Monday, 25th September

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17th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1899 James Cagney (actor)

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Died:

2009 Walter Cronkite (broadcaster & journalist)

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On This Day:

1919 Finland adopts its constitution

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Have a good Monday, 18th July

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