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1815 Anthony Trollope (Victorian novelist)
1924 Sir Clement Freud (broadcaster, writer, politician, chef)
1934 Shirley MacLaine (actress)
1942 Barbra Streisand (actress, singer)
1952 Jean-Paul Gaultier (fashion designer)
1954 Captain Sensible (singer)
1959 Paula Yates (broadcaster)
1964 Djimon Hounsou (Actor)
1973 Sachin Tendulkar (cricketer)
1982 Kelly Clarkson (singer)



    • 1558 Mary Queen of Scots marries the Dauphin of France, Franois, at Notre Dame de Paris. (see link for image)
    • 1731 Daniel Defoe English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies (see link for image)
    • 1792 "La Marseillaise" composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle
    • 1877 Russo-Turkish War, 18771878: Russia declares war on Ottoman Empire.
    • 1880 Amateur Athletic Association, governing body for men's athletics in England and Wales, is founded in Oxford, England
    • 1888 Eastman Kodak forms (image attached)
    • 1929 A non-stop England to India flight takes-off
    • 1953Winston Churchill is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
    • 1968 Mauritius becomes a member state of the United Nations.
    • 1968 Number one hit on UK music charts - Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
    • 1969 Paul McCartney says there is no truth to the rumours he is dead
    • 1970 China PR launches its first satellite transmitting song "East is Red"
    • 1970 Gambia becomes a republic within the Commonwealth
    • 1981 IBM-PC introduced
    • 1982 Number one hit on UK music charts - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder - Ebony And Ivory 1986 Wallis Warfield Simpson (Duchess of Windsor) dies
    • 1989 Massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day" (see Massacusetts image attached)
    • 1990 STS-31: The Hubble Space Telescope is launched by the Space Shuttle Discovery. (image attached)
    • 1993 – An IRA bomb devastates the Bishopsgate area of London.
    • 1996 – In the United States, the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 is introduced.
    • 2005Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is inaugurated as the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church taking the name Pope Benedict XVI.
    • 2005 – Snuppy, the world's first cloned dog is born in South Korea.
    • 2006King Gyanendra of Nepal gives into the demands of protesters and restores the parliament that he dissolved in 2002.

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