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14th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1945 Steve Martin (actor & comedian)

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Died:

1967 Bob Anderson (British racing driver)

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On This Day:

1945 Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW2

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Have a good Tuesday, 14th August

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27th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1955 Allan Border (Australian cricketer)

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Died:

2003 Bob Hope (actor and comedian)

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On This Day:

1949 First jet engine airliner flies (De Havilland Comet)

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Have a good Friday, 27th July

19th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1976 Benedict Cumberbatch (actor – Sherlock) 

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Died:

2013 Phil Woosnam (footballer and manager)

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On This Day:

1979 Nicaraguan Liberation Day (Sandinistas take over)

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Have a good Thursday, 19th July

9th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1947 OJ Simpson (football star)

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Died:

2002 Rod Steiger (actor)

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On This Day:

1816 Argentina declares independence (from Spain)

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Have a good Monday, 9th July

5th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1853 Cecil Rhodes (imperialist, businessman, diamond merchant and Prime Minister of the Cape Colony)

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Died:

2002 Ted Williams (baseball Hall of Famer – Boston Red Sox)

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On This Day:

1811 Venezuela declares independence (from Spain)

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Have a good Thursday, 5th July

 

1st July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1961 Diana Spencer (Lady Diana), Princess of Wales

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Died:

2004 Marlon Brando (actor – The Godfather)

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On This Day:

1903 First Tour de France (iconic bicycle race) starts

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Have a good Sunday, 1st July

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30th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1941 Peter Pollock (South African cricketer) 

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Died:

1520 Moctezuma II (Aztec Emperor)

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On This Day:

1894 Tower Bridge (London) opens

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Have a good Saturday, 30th June

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