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1475 – Born on the 13th of September at Rome to Cardinal Rodrigo de Lanzol y Borja, soon to become Pope Alexander VI. 1490 – At the age of 15 he was made Bishop of Pamplona. 1493 – He was made Cardinal at the age of 18. 1498 – On 17th of August, he became ..

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1912 – James F. Blake was born on the 14th of April, a US bus driver.        – Served in the Army in the European theatre during World War II.        – He worked as a bus driver for Montgomery City Bus Lines. 1955 – On 1st of December he asked Rosa Parks to move ..

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1753 – Berthier was born on the 20th of February in Versailles. French soldier and the first of Napoleon’s marshals.          – Berthier was one of Napoleon’s closest comrades and although he proved poor at commanding troops on the field of battle he excelled at staff work and was a great asset to his ..

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1340 – Philip van Artevelde was born.          – He was godson of English queen Philippa of Hainault, who held him in her arms during his baptism. 1381 – Philip was a leader of Ghent at the head of the burgher’s rebellion against Count Louis II of Flanders. 1382 – Led to the capture ..

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1932 – Born on the 29th of January. 1958 – He joined with Castro rebels and was a Cuban soldier in the United States. 1961 – He led the Bay of Pigs invasion.          – Artime was said to have been the civilian leader of Cuba if the Bay of Pigs Invasion had succeeded ..

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1896 – Born on June 25th. Alfred Anderson, 108, is the only Scot to have fought in the Great War who is still living in his native country. A British soldier of World War I. 1914 – Alfred Anderson was 18 at the time. His unit, the 5th Battalion The Black Watch, was one of ..

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