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  • Conrad D'Cruz 1:44 am on Thursday, June 22, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Today is day #173 with 192 days left in 2017.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1864 German mathematician Hermann Minkowski.

    Random celebrity death: In 1925 German mathematician Felix Klein.

    Random historical event: In 1825 the British Parliament abolished feudalism in the British colonies in North America.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 1:46 am on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Today is day #172 with 193 days left in 2017.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1823 French astronomer Jean Chacornac.

    Random celebrity death: In 1940 French painter Édouard Vuillard.

    Random historical event: In 1788 New Hampshire ratified the US Constitution and became the ninth state of the USA.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 1:31 am on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Today is day #171 with 194 days left in 2017.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1813 French poet Joseph Autran.

    Random celebrity death: In 1997 Turkish poet Cahit Külebi.

    Random historical event: In 1942 Polish Boy Scout Kazimierz Piechowski and three others dressed as Nazi SS officers stole a staff car and escaped from the Auschwitz concentration camp.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 1:16 am on Monday, June 19, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Today is day #170 with 195 days left in 2017.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1909 Japanese author Osamu Dazai.

    Random celebrity death: In 1921 Mexican poet Ramón López Velarde.

    Random historical event: In 1961 Kuwait ended being a British Protectorate and became an independent nation.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 1:25 am on Sunday, June 18, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Today is day #169 with 196 days left in 2017.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1850 Austrian composer Richard Heuberger.

    Random celebrity death: In 1985 French artist Paul Colin.

    Random historical event: In 1923 the American taxi company “Checker Taxi” rolled out the first Checker Cab, a Checker Marathon manufactured at the Checker Cab Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 2:03 am on Saturday, June 17, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Today is day #168 with 197 days left in 2017.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1867 Australian poet Henry Lawson.

    Random celebrity death: In 1866 French poet Joseph Méry.

    Random historical event: In 1967 the People’s Republic of China successfuly tested its first thermonuclear weapon.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 2:39 am on Friday, June 16, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Today is day #167 with 198 days left in 2017.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1837 German philosopher Ernst Laas.

    Random celebrity death: In 1944 French historian Marc Bloch.

    Random historical event: In 1903 Henry Ford incorporated The Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Michigan.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 2:23 am on Thursday, June 15, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Today is day #166 with 199 days left in 2017.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1763 Japanese poet Kobayashi Issa.

    Random celebrity death: In 1889 Romanian poet Mihai Eminescu.

    Random historical event: In 1921 American aviator Bessie Coleman became the first African-American female pilot to earn a pilot’s license.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:01 pm on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Today is day #165 with 200 days left in 2017.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1877 French soprano Jane Bathori.

    Random celebrity death: In 2000 Italian poet Attilio Bertolucci.

    Random historical event: In 1900 the Reichstag, which was the Parliament of the German Empire, approved the law that allowed the expansion of the German navy.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 1:05 am on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Today is day #164 with 201 days left in 2017.

    Random celebrity birth: In 823 AD Roman Emperor Charles the Bald and in 839 AD Roman Emperor Charles the Fat.

    Random celebrity death: In 2012 Slovenian composer Jože Humer.

    Random historical event: In 1886 a huge fire destroyed almost all of Vancouver, British Columbia.

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