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  • Conrad D'Cruz 8:14 am on Sunday, April 22, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Apr 22, 2018. Today is day #112 with 253 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1943 American poet Louise Glück.

    Random celebrity death: In 2014 Venezuelan painter Oswaldo Vigas.

    Random historical event: In 1970 the first Earth Day was celebrated to support environmental protection.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:01 am on Saturday, April 21, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Brasília, , , , , , Rio de Janeiro, ,   

    Apr 21, 2018. Today is day #111 with 254 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1868 American painter Alfred Henry Maurer.

    Random celebrity death: In 1740 English poet Thomas Tickell.

    Random historical event: In 1960 Brasília became the official capital of Brazil and power was transferred over from Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:17 am on Friday, April 20, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Apr 20, 2018. Today is day #110 with 255 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1913 Greek poet Mimis Fotopoulos.

    Random celebrity death: In 1932 Italian mathematician Giuseppe Peano.

    Random historical event: In 1945 twenty children who were transfered from Auschwitz to Neuengamme concentration camp for medical experiments were killed by the Nazis in the basement of a school to hide the evidence of the crimes.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:31 am on Thursday, April 19, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Apr 19, 2018. Today is day #109 with 256 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1966 French soprano Véronique Gens.

    Random celebrity death: In 1998 Mexican poet Octavio Paz.

    Random historical event: In 1975 India launched it’s first satellite named Aryabhata from Kapustin Yar which was a Russian rocket launch and development site in Southwest Russia.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:12 am on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: amateur radio, calypso, Einstein, , HAM, IARU, International Amateur Radio Union, International Telecommunication Union, ITU, Lord Kitchner, , , ,   

    Apr 18, 2018. Today is day #108 with 257 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1922 Trinidadian calypso singer Aldwin Roberts who sang used the stage name Lord Kitchner.

    Random celebrity death: In 1955 German-American scientist Albert Einstein.

    Random historical event: In 1925 The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) was formed in Paris to be a liason between national amateur radio organizations and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:02 am on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Apr 17, 2018. Today is day #107 with 258 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1977 Danish composer Frederik Magle.

    Random celebrity death: In 2013 Norwegian bass guitarist Yngve Moe.

    Random historical event: In 1978 Afghan leader Mir Akbar Khyber was assassinated which led to a communist coup d’état in Afghanistan.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:00 am on Monday, April 16, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Apr 16, 2018. Today is day #106 with 259 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1984 Jamaican sprinter Kerron Stewart.

    Random celebrity death: In 2012 Hungarian soprano Sári Barabás.

    Random historical event: In 1972 NASA launched Apollo 16 from Cape Canaveral, Florida which was the second last manned mission to the moon .

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:09 am on Sunday, April 15, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: bicycle, , , Mandatory Palestine, , ,   

    Apr 15, 2018. Today is day #105 with 260 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1936 French professional bicycle racer Raymond Poulidor.

    Random celebrity death: In 2000 American poet Edward Gorey.

    Random historical event: In 1936 the Arabs began the revolt in British held Mandatory Palestine.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:03 am on Saturday, April 14, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Apr 14, 2018. Today is day #104 with 261 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1919 Indian author K. Saraswathi Amma.

    Random celebrity death: In 2009 French author Maurice Druon.

    Random historical event: In 1944 the British Fort ship, SS Fort Stikine carrying ammunitions exploded at the docks in Bombay (Mumbai)
    killed over 1000 people, destroyed 16 other ships in the dock and caused economic damage valued at over 20 million pounds.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:39 am on Friday, April 13, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Apr 13, 2018. Today is day #103 with 262 days left in 2018.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1810 French composer Félicien David.

    Random celebrity death: In 1966 Italian painter Carlo Carrà.

    Random historical event: In 1997 US pro-golfer Tiger Woods became the youngest to win the Masters Tournament.

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