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Today In History – 24 November

Important Events 380 Theodosius I makes his adventus, or first formal entry, into Constantinople 1639 1st observation of transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks and William Crabtree – helped establish size of

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Word Of The Day – Debouch

Definition 1 : to cause to emerge : discharge 2 : to march out into open ground : emerge, issue Did You Know? Debouch first appeared in English in the 18th century. It derives from a French verb

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Today In History – 23 November

Important Events 1248 Conquest of Seville by Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile after the city capitulates 1644 “Areopagitica”, a pamphlet by John Milton decrying censorship, is published 1869 The clipper Cutty Sark

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Famous Birthdays On 22 November

Scarlett Johansson (1984-) Ranked at number 12 on ‘Men’s Health’ magazine’s list of ‘100 Hottest Women of All-Time’, Scarlett Johansson was also named as the ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ by ‘

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Today In History – 22 November

Important Events 1497 Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope on way to first voyage from Europe to reach India 1926 Imperial Conference ends, giving autonomy inside British Commonwealth 1935 Flying boat

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Did You Know Facts

Did you know 11% of people are left handed Did you know August has the highest percentage of births Did you know unless food is mixed with saliva you can’t

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Word Of The Day – Emigrate

Definition : to leave one’s place of residence or country to live elsewhere Did You Know? Migrate, emigrate, and immigrate are all about being on the move. The source of all three is the

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