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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 27th July

After yesterday’s near mega posting, things have tailed off a bit today and given we don’t appear to have featured a Norwegian of the day for a little while, here’s Jacob Aall to rectify that given he arrived on time in 1773. 441 more words

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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 26th July

Births seem to have picked up somewhat today, so without any further ado we’ll kick off with non relation to dress staining impeached President of the United States of America, William Jefferson Clinton – George Clinton, (not the funkster I mentioned on 22nd July either, but fourth Vice President of the US of A found he had his own Declaration of Independence in 1739. 684 more words

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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 25th July

Today’s posting begins with ancient Duke of Poland Casimir I the Restorer who was a quiet child from 1016. Having mentioned Peter Sellers only yesterday and his sparring partner Burt Kwouk (his sparring partner in the Pink Panther films) on 18th July, here we have real life Japanese warlord Katō Kiyomsa Ho who came out fighting in 1561. 358 more words

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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 24th July

Today’s posting is another pretty quiet one for both births and deaths – to this end we start with writer of Amazing Grace, having heard enough of sea shanties as former captain of a slave ship, John Newton slipped out in 1725. 382 more words

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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 23rd July

Births start today with fan of the two fingered salute and book donor Giovanni Francesco Albani or as he became known, Pope Clement XI started to grace the world in 1649. 560 more words

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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 22nd July

Today we begin with James Whale, not the gobby British radio presenter but film director who found himself on set in 1889. Writer of etiquette manual bearing her name, Amy Vanderbilt was on her best behaviour when born in 1908. 488 more words

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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 21st July

Today’s posting begins with Jean-Félix Picard, who must have been Jean-Luc Picard’s great great great grandfather given he waited for the stars to align in 1620. 372 more words

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