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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:07 am on Friday, September 20, 2019 Permalink | Reply
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    September 20, 2019. Today is day #263 with 102 days left in 2019.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1996 Romanian tennis player Ioana Loredana Roșca.

    Random celebrity death: In 2015 Italian movie director Mario Caiano.

    Random historical event: In 1990 South Ossetia became an independent nation.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:17 am on Thursday, September 19, 2019 Permalink | Reply
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    September 19, 2019. Today is day #262 with 103 days left in 2019.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1969 Dutch saxophonist Candy Dulfer.

    Random celebrity death: In 2013 Japanese businessman Hiroshi Yamauchi who was president of Nintendo for 52 years.

    Random historical event: In 1991 two German tourists came upon the mummy nicknamed Ötzi while hiking in the Ötztal Alps.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:23 am on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Permalink | Reply
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    September 18, 2019. Today is day #261 with 104 days left in 2019.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1969 Australian athlete Brad Beven.

    Random celebrity death: In 2013 American boxer, Ken Norton.

    Random historical event: In 1959 the scientific satellite named Vanguard 3 was launched.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:30 am on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Permalink | Reply
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    September 17, 2019. Today is day #260 with 105 days left in 2019.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1937 Indian poet Sitakant Mahapatra.

    Random celebrity death: In 2015 Russian physicist Vadim Kuzmin.

    Random historical event: In 1957 American surgeon Bertram Katz and his team performed the world’s first successful separation of conjoined twins who shared a vital organ.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:29 am on Monday, September 16, 2019 Permalink | Reply
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    September 16, 2019. Today is day #259 with 106 days left in 2019.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1925 American blues guitarist B.B. King.

    Random celebrity death: In 1993 Australian poet Oodgeroo Noonuccal.

    Random historical event: In 1975 Papua New Guinea became an independent country.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:28 am on Sunday, September 15, 2019 Permalink | Reply
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    September 15, 2019. Today is day #258 with 107 days left in 2019.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1977 Japanese singer Angela Aki.

    Random celebrity death: In 2015 Belgian cyclist Bernard Van de Kerckhove.

    Random historical event: In 1978 US heavy weight boxer Muhammad Ali, won his third World heavyweight title by beating Leon Spinks.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:35 am on Saturday, September 14, 2019 Permalink | Reply
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    September 14, 2019. Today is day #257 with 108 days left in 2019.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1935 Japanese artist Fujio Akatsuka.

    Random celebrity death: In 2013 Australian swimmer Faith Leech.

    Random historical event: In 1959 the Soviet Union spacecraft Luna 2 became the first human-made object to reach the Moon surface.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:07 am on Friday, September 13, 2019 Permalink | Reply
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    September 13, 2019. Today is day #256 with 109 days left in 2019.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1923 French photographer Édouard Boubat.

    Random celebrity death: In 1973 Indian poet Sajjad Zaheer.

    Random historical event: In 122 AD the Romans began building Hadrian’s Wall in Northern England.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:25 am on Thursday, September 12, 2019 Permalink | Reply
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    September 12, 2019. Today is day #255 with 110 days left in 2019.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1907 Irish poet Louis MacNeice.

    Random celebrity death: In 2013 German author Erich Loest.

    Random historical event: In 1959 the Soviet Union launched the spacecraft Luna 2 on a mission to the Moon.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:12 am on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Permalink | Reply
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    September 11, 2019. Today is day #254 with 111 days left in 2019.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1935 Estonian composer Arvo Pärt.

    Random celebrity death: In 2014 French composer Antoine Duhamel.

    Random historical event: In 2001 coordinated terror attacks took place in the USA using aircraft in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

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