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2nd January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1973 Chris Woodruff (tennis player)

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Died:

1977 Erroll Garner (pianist – Misty)

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On This Day:

1919 Lithuania gains independence

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Have a good Wednesday, 2nd January

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30th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1865 Rudyard Kipling (author – Jungle Book)

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Died:

1970 Sonny Liston (boxer)

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On This Day:

1947 Romania declared a republic

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Have a good Sunday, 30th December

29th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1972 Jude Law (actor – The Talented Mr Ripley)

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Died:

2012 Tony Greig (England cricket captain and commentator)

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On This Day:

1845 Texas admitted as the 28th State of the USA

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Have a good Saturday, 29th December

19th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1961 Reggie White (NFL Defensive end, Green Bay Packers)

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Died:

1848 Emily Bronte (novelist – Wuthering Heights)

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On This Day:

1945 The re-establishment of the Austrian Republic

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Have a good Wednesday, 19th December

14th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1979 Michael Owen (footballer / soccer player)

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Died:

1799 George Washington (1st President of the USA)

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On This Day:

1819 Alabama becomes the 22nd State of the USA

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Have a good Friday, 14th December

9th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1608 John Milton (poet)

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Died:

1998 Archie Moore (boxing champion)

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On This Day:

1961 Tanzania becomes independent (formerly Tanganyika, a British Colony)

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Have a good Sunday, 9th December

2nd December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1973 Monica Seles (tennis champion)

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Died:

1814 Marques de Sade (writer – terms sadism and sadist come from his name)

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On This Day:

1969 First public preview of the Boeing 747

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Have a good Sunday, 2nd December