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27th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1822 Louis Pasteur (invented pasteurization) 

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Died:

2016 Carrie Fisher (actress – Star Wars)

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On This Day:

1943 The Scharnhorst (German battleship) sinks in the Barents Sea

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Have a good Thursday, 27th December

25th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1642 Isaac Newton (physicist – Gravity & Laws of Motion)

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Died:

2016 George Michael (musician – Wham!)

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On This Day:

1946 Taiwan accepts its constitution

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Have a good Tuesday, 25th December

20th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1946 Uri Geller (magician and psychic – know for bending spoons)

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Died:

1996 Carl Sagan (scientist and astronomer) 

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On This Day:

1812 Grimm’s Fairy Tales is first published (also known as Children’s and Household Tails)

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Have a good Thursday, 20th December

10th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1830 Emily Dickinson (poet)

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Died:

1896 Alfred Nobel (inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prize)

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On This Day:

1799 The Metric System is adopted in France – the first country to do this

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Have a good Monday, 10th December

7th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1867 Marie Curie (discovered radium, Nobel Prize winner)

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Died:

2016 Leonard Cohen (singer & song writer) 

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On This Day:

1951 Jordan passes its constitution 

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Have a good Wednesday, 7th November

4th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1804 Nathaniel Hawthorne (author)

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Died:

1934 Marie Curie (first woman to win the Nobel Prize)

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On This Day:

1776 United States declares in independence (from Britain)

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Have a good Wednesday, 4th July

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24th May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1819 Queen Victoria (Queen of England)

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Died:

1543 Copernicus (astronomer & mathematician)

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On This Day:

1862 Westminster Bridge, London (crossing the Thames) is officially opened

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Have a good Thursday, 24th May

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14th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1879 Albert Einstein (physicist & Nobel Laureate) 

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Died:

1883 Karl Marx (philosopher – Communist Manifesto)

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On This Day:

2017 Muirfield Golf Club (world’s oldest golf club) votes to accept women members

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2nd February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1882 James Joyce (novelist and poet)

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Died:

1907 Dmitri Mendeleev (original constructor of the Periodic Table)

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On This Day:

1920 Estonia declares independence (from Russia)

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Have a good Friday, 2nd February

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25th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1642 Isaac Newton (physicist – Gravity and the Laws of Motion)

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Died:

1977 Charlie Chaplin (actor & comedian)

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On This Day:

352 Earliest definitive date that Christmas would have been celebrated on the 25th December

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Have a good, and blessed, Christmas – Monday 25th December

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