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2nd April – On This Day In History

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Born:

742 Charlemagne (1st Holy Roman Emperor)

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Died:

1872 Samuel Morse (developed the electric telegraph)

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On This Day:

1968 “2001 – A Space Odyssey” premiers

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Have a good Monday, 2nd April

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22nd March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1931 William Shatner (actor – Star Trek)

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Died:

1994 Dan Hartman (singer & songwriter – Love Sensation)

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On This Day:

1946 Jordan is granted independence (by Britain)

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19th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1813 David Livingstone (explorer)

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Died:

2008 Arthur C Clarke (sci-fi author – 2001 A Space Odyssey) 

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On This Day:

1932 Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge 

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Have a good Monday, 19th March

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2nd January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1920 Isaac Asimov (scientist and sci-fi author – I Robot)

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Died:

1977 Erroll Garner (jazz pianist – Misty)

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On This Day:

1919 Lithuania gains independence 

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Have a good Tuesday, 2nd January

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14th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1840 Claude Monet (artist – Water Lilies)

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Died:

2014 Glen Larson (TV producer & writer – Battlestar Galactica)

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On This Day:

1851 Moby Dick (Herman Melville) first published

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Have a good Tuesday, 14th November

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24th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1947 Kevin Kline (actor)

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Died:

1991 Gene Roddenberry (creator of Star Trek)

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On This Day:

1929 “Black Thursday” – the start of the stock market crash that saw the Dow Jones drop by 12.8%

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Have a good Tuesday, 24th October

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8th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1920 Frank Herbert (sci-fi author – Dune)

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Died:

1793 John Hancock (first to sign the American Declaration of Independence)

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On This Day:

1600 San Marino adopts its constitution

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