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1st January – On This Day In History

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Born:

1919 JD Salinger (author – Catcher In The Rye)

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Died:

1953 Hank Williams (country singer)

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On This Day:

1801 The Irish Parliament votes to join the United Kingdom (Great Britain and Ireland)

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Have a good Tuesday, 1st January

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31st December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1937 Anthony Hopkins (actor – Silence Of The Lambs)

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Died:

2015 Natalie Cole (singer)

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On This Day:

1983 Brunei gains independence (from Britain)

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Have a good Monday, 31st December

30th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1865 Rudyard Kipling (author – Jungle Book)

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Died:

1970 Sonny Liston (boxer)

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On This Day:

1947 Romania declared a republic

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Have a good Sunday, 30th December

29th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1972 Jude Law (actor – The Talented Mr Ripley)

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Died:

2012 Tony Greig (England cricket captain and commentator)

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On This Day:

1845 Texas admitted as the 28th State of the USA

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Have a good Saturday, 29th December

26th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1986 Kit Harrington (actor – Game of Thrones)

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Died:

2001 Nigel Hawthorne (actor)

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On This Day:

1982 TIME announces that its Man Of The Year is a computer

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Have a good Wednesday, 26th December

25th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1642 Isaac Newton (physicist – Gravity & Laws of Motion)

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Died:

2016 George Michael (musician – Wham!)

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On This Day:

1946 Taiwan accepts its constitution

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Have a good Tuesday, 25th December

27th December – On This Day In History

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Born:

1822 Matthew Arnold (poet)

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Died:

1524 Vasco Da Gama (explorer)

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On This Day:

1954 Laos gains independence

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Have a good Monday, 24th December