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17th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1938 Evel Knievel (motorcycle stunt rider and daredevil)

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Died:

2015 Howard Kendall (footballer and manager – Everton)

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On This Day:

1918 Yugoslavia proclaims that it is a republic

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Have a good Wednesday, 17th October

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15th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1029 Mario Puzo (author – The Godfather)

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Died:

2011 Betty Driver (Elizabeth Driver), actress – Coronation Street

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On This Day:

1952 Charlotte’s Web (by EB White) is published

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Have a good Monday, 15th October

13th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1925 Margaret Thatcher (first woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

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Died:

1974 Ed Sullivan (TV Presenter – Ed Sullivan Show)

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On This Day:

2010 Mine accident in Chile (Copiapo Mine). 33 miners are rescued after spending 69 days underground

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Have a good Saturday, 13th October

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

13th July – On This Day In History

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Born:

100 BC Julius Caesar (Roman general and leader)

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Died:

2014 Nadine Gordimer (author & Novel laureate) 

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On This Day:

2016 Theresa May is elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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Have a good Friday, 13th July

26th April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1963 Jet Li (actor & martial arts expert)

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Died:

1865 John Wilkes Booth (assassinated Abraham Lincoln)

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On This Day:

1962 Ariel , the UK’s first satellite, is launched

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Have a good Thursday, 26th April

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21st April – On This Day In History

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Born:

1619 Jan Van Riebeeck (founder of the Cape Colony – Cape Town)

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Died:

1910 Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain – author of The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn)

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On This Day:

1983 One Pound coin is introduced in the UK

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Have a good Saturday, 21st April

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