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18th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1939 Margaret Atwood (poet)

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Died:

2015 Jonah Lomu (famous rugby player, youngest ever All Black)

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On This Day:

1918 Latvia declares independence (from Russia)

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Have a good Sunday, 18th November

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17th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1942 Martin Scorsese (director – Goodfellas)

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Died:

1917 Auguste Rodin (sculptor – The Thinker)

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On This Day:

2014 Church of England allows the appointment of female bishops

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Have a good Saturday, 17th November

16th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1961 Frank Bruno (European champion boxer)

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Died:

1960 Clark Gable (actor – Gone With The Wind)

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On This Day:

1907 Oklahoma becomes the 46th State of the USA

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Have a good Friday, 16th November

15th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1972 Johnny Lee Miller (actor – Elementary, Trainspotting)

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Died:

2002 Myra Hindley (murderer – killed five children with Ian Brady)

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On This Day:

2017 Coup d’etat in Zimbabwe (Robert Mugabe overthrown by the army. Emerson Mnangagwe put into place as the interim president)

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Have a good Thursday, 15th November

14th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1948 Prince Charles (Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall)

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Died:

1915 Booker T Washington (education pioneer)

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On This Day:

1851 Moby Dick (by Herman Melville) is published

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Have a good Wednesday, 14th November

13th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1955 Whoopi Goldberg (actress & comedian)

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Died:

1973 Elsa Schiaparelli (fashion designer)

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On This Day:

2015 ISIS terror attacks in Paris kill 129

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Have a good Tuesday, 13th November

12th November – On This Day In History

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Born:

1945 Neil Young (singer & musician – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young)

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Died:

2003 Jonathan Brandis (actor) 

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On This Day:

1936 The Oakland Bay Bridge opens

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Have a good Monday,12th November