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21st August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1938 Kenny Rogers (singer)

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Died:

1940 Leon Trotsky (Marxist revolutionary and writer)

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On This Day:

1959 Hawaii becomes the 50th State of the USA

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20th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1827 Josef Strauss (composer)

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Died:

2016 Irving Fields (composer)

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On This Day:

1960 Senegal declares independence (from Mali Federation)

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19th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1871 Orville Wright (aviator)

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Died:

1977 Groucho Marx (comedian)

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On This Day:

1919 Afghanistan declares its independence (from Britain)

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Have a good Saturday, 19th August

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17th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1786 Davy Crockett (American frontiersman & explorer)

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1982 Barney Phillips (actor – Dragnet)

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On This Day:

1945 Korea divided into North & South along 38th parallel

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16th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1888 TE Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia, British soldier and diplomat)

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Died:

1948 Babe Ruth (legendary baseball player)

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On This Day:

1896 Gold first discovered in the Klondike

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15th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1769 Napoleon Bonaparte (French emperor)

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Died:

Will Rogers (humorist & actor)

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On This Day:

1248 Construction of the Cologne Cathedral begins

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13th August – On This Day In History

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Born:

1860 Annie Oakley (sharp – shooter)

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Died:

1910 Florence Nightingale (pioneering nurse)

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On This Day:

1814 Dutch formally cede Cape of Good Hope to the British

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Have a good Sunday, 13th August

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