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18th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1956 Martina Navratilova (tennis champion)

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Died:

1931 Thomas Edison (inventor – light bulb and many other innovations)

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On This Day:

1922 The founding of the British Broadcasting Company, later the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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Have a good Thursday, 18th October

5th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1951 Bob Geldof (musician and activist)

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Died:

2011 Steve Jobs (co-founder of Apple)

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On This Day:

1908 Bulgaria declares independence (from Turkey)

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Have a good Friday, 5th October

20th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

356 BC Alexander The Great (military genius and King of Macedonia)

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Died:

1973 Bruce Lee (martial arts expert and actor)

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On This Day:

1969 First men step on The Moon (Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11)

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Have a good Friday, 20th July

29th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1943 Little Eva (pop singer)

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Died:

1861 Elizabeth Barrett Browning (poet)

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On This Day:

1962 First flight of the Vickers VC-10

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Have a good Friday, 29th June

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23rd April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1928 Shirley Temple (actress)

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Died:

1616 William Shakespeare (playwright, poet)

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On This Day:

1982 The Sinclair ZX Spectrum is released

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Have a good Monday, 23rd April

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11th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1960 Jeremy Clarkson (British motoring journalist – Top Gear & Grand Tour)

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Died:

1856 Juan Santamaria (Costa Rican national hero)

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On This Day:

1976 The Apple 1 computer is released

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Have a good Wednesday, 11th April

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29th June – On This Day In History

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Born:

1930 Robert Evans (director – The Godfather)

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Died:

1861 Elizabeth Barrett Browning (poet)

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On This Day:

1916 The first Boeing aircraft flies

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Have a good Thursday, 29th June

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2nd April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1805 Hans Christian Andersen (Danish author of fairy tales)

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Died:

1872 Samuel Morse (inventor of the Morse Code)

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On This Day:

1912 The Titanic undergoes sea trials

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Have a good Sunday, 2nd April

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2nd July – On This Day In History

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Born:

1929 Imelda Marcos (Filipino politician and First Lady who collected over 1000 pairs of shoes)

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Died:

1566 Nostradamus (astrologist, famous for making predictions about the future) 

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On This Day:

1698 Thomas Savery patents the first steam engine

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Have a good Saturday, 2nd July

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23rd April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1564 William Shakespeare (English playwright). Died on the same day 52 years later.

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Died:

2007 Boris Yeltsin (first president of the Russian Federation)

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On This Day:

1982 The Sinclair ZX Spectrum home computer is released 

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Have a good Saturday, 23rd April

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