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6th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1886 Joyce Kilmer (poet)

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Died:

1988 Roy Orbison (musician – Pretty Woman)

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On This Day:

1906 Transvaal granted self government (by the British)

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Have a good Wednesday, 6th December

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25th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1881 Pablo Picasso (artist)

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Died:

1400 Geoffrey Chaucer (author – Canterbury Tales)

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On This Day:

1900 Britain annexes Boer South African Republic, renames it Transvaal Colony 

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Have a good Wednesday, 25th October

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17th January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1706 Benjamin Franklin (US Founding Father and inventor)

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Died:

2008 Bobby Fischer (chess player)

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On This Day:

1852 Britain recognises the independence of the Transvaal Republic (South Africa)

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Have a good Tuesday, 17th January

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31st May – On This Day In History

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Born:

1930 Clint Eastwood (actor – Dirty Harry etc)

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Died:

1983 Jack Dempsey (heavy weight boxer / actor)

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On This Day:

1902 Boer war end with the British annexing the Transvaal

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Have a good Tuesday, 31st May

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3rd August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1940 Martin Sheen (actor)

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Died:

1924 Joseph Conrad (author – Heart of Darkness)

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On This Day:

1881 The Convention of Pretoria signed by the Boer leaders, making Transvaal Republic semi autonomous

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Have a good Monday, 3rd August

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