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30th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1451 Christopher Columbus, explorer (approximate date of birth) 

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Died:

1979 Barnes Wallis (scientist and inventor)

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On This Day:

1990 Britain and France finally complete the tunnel under the English Channel

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Have a good Sunday, 30th October

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5th September – On This Day In History

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Born:

1638 Louis XIV, King of France (The Sun King)

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Died:

1877 Crazy Horse (last great Sioux chief and general)

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On This Day:

1980 Opening of the world’s longest road tunnel (St Gotthard, Switzerland)

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Have a good Monday, 5th September

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