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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:22 am on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Sep 25, 2018. Today is day #268 with 97 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1931 English mathematician Bryan John Birch.

    Random celebrity death: In 2009 Spanish pianist Alicia de Larrocha.

    Random historical event: In 1828 Venezuelan military leader Simón Bolívar was saved by his mistress from an assasination attempt.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:03 am on Monday, September 24, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Sep 24, 2018. Today is day #267 with 98 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1924 Ukrainian gymnast Nina Bocharova.

    Random celebrity death: In 1998 American composer Jeff Moss.

    Random historical event: In 1973 Guinea-Bissau became independent after over 500 years under Portugal.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:22 am on Sunday, September 23, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Sep 23, 2018. Today is day #266 with 99 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1943 Spanish singer Julio Iglesias.

    Random celebrity death: In 1992 Estonian poet Ivar Ivask.

    Random historical event: In 1980 Jamaican reggae musician Bob Marley played the last concert of his life at the Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:08 am on Saturday, September 22, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Sep 22, 2018. Today is day #265 with 100 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1961 American jazz composer Michael Torke.

    Random celebrity death: In 2012 Russian composer Grigory Frid.

    Random historical event: In 1957 Haitian doctor François “Papa Doc” Duvalier was elected president.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:32 am on Friday, September 21, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Sep 21, 2018. Today is day #264 with 101 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1945 American poet Kay Ryan.

    Random celebrity death: In 1975 Turkish poet Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu.

    Random historical event: In 1937 the children’s fantasy novel, the Hobbit, written by J. R. R. Tolkien was published.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:08 am on Thursday, September 20, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Sep 20, 2018. Today is day #263 with 102 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1959 Polish pianist Joanna Domańska.

    Random celebrity death: In 1957 Finnish pianist Heino Kaski.

    Random historical event: In 1911 the British ocean liner RMS Olympic owned by White Star collided with British warship HMS Hawke.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:02 am on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Sep 19, 2018. Today is day #262 with 103 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1915 Mexican singer Germán Valdés.

    Random celebrity death: In 2004 American photographer Eddie Adams.

    Random historical event: In 1991 a well-preserved frozen mummy of a man nicknamed, Ötzi the Iceman, was discovered in the Alps on the border between Italy and Austria.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:12 am on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Sep 18, 2018. Today is day #261 with 104 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1910 Israeli composer Josef Tal.

    Random celebrity death: In 2003 German philosopher Emil Fackenheim.

    Random historical event: In 1947 as part of a major restructuring of the US military, the United States Air Force (USAF) became an independent branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:12 am on Monday, September 17, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Sep 17, 2018. Today is day #260 with 105 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1937 Indian poet Sitakant Mahapatra.

    Random celebrity death: In 2013 Japanese industrialist Eiji Toyoda who was the president of the Toyota Motor Corporation.

    Random historical event: In 1954 the novel Lord of the Flies by British author William Golding was first published.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:21 am on Sunday, September 16, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: carnatic, , , MiG-31, , , ,   

    Sep 16, 2018. Today is day #259 with 106 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1916 Indian Carnatic singer Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi.

    Random celebrity death: In 2015 English pilot Allan Wright.

    Random historical event: In 1975 the maiden flight of the first prototype of the Soviet built Mikoyan MiG-31 interceptor.

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