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22nd May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1813 Richard Wagner (composer)

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Died:

1972 Cecil Day Lewis (poet)

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On This Day:

1933 Reported first sighting of the Loch Ness Monster

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17th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1699 Robert Blair (Scottish poet)

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Died:

1790 Benjamin Franklin (US Founding Father, inventor, diplomat)

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On This Day:

1839 Guatemala forms as a republic

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Have a good Tuesday, 17th April

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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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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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11th March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1931 Rupert Murdoch (media mogul)

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Died:

1955 Alexander Fleming (discovered the power of penicillin) 

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On This Day:

1974 Mount Etna erupts

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Have a good Sunday, 11th March

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3rd March – On This Day In History

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Born:

1847 Alexander Graham Bell (inventor of the telephone)

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Died:

2016 Martin Crowe (New Zealand cricketer)

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On This Day:

1845 Florida becomes the 27th State of the USA

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24th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1786 Wilhelm Grimm (Grimm’s Fairy Tales)

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Died:

1993 Bobby Moore (England Football Captain)

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On This Day:

1923 “The Flying Scotsman” goes into service

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Have a good Saturday, 24th February

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