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9th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1940 John Lennon (musician – The Beatles)

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Died:

1967 Che Guevara (Marxist revolutionary) 

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On This Day:

1962 Uganda becomes independent (from Britain)

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Have a good Tuesday, 9th October

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16th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1888 TE Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia – diplomatic role in WW1 Middle East)

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Died:

2003 Idi Amin (Dictator of Uganda and culpable for the killings of approx half a million people)

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On This Day:

1960 Cyprus granted independence (from Britain)

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Have a good Thursday, 16th August

27th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1822 Louis Pasteur (inventor – pasteurisation)

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Died:

1985 Dian Fossey (zoologist – Gorillas In The Mist) murdered

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On This Day:

1943 German battleship Sharnhorst is sunk

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Have a good Sunday, 27th December

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