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11th June in history

Claire Holt is an Australian-American actress and model born on this day in 1988. Holt is known for her roles as Rebekah Mikaelson in The Vampire Diaries, and its spinoff series The Originals. Did you know that: • Benjamin Franklin invented his Franklin stove on this day in 1742• Captain James Cook discovered the Great […]...Read More

10th June in history

Katherine Upton is an American model and actress born on this day in 1992. Did you know that: • John Dollond, English optician and inventor who was granted the first patent for an achromatic lens was born on this day in 1706• Benjamin Franklin tested the lightning conductor with his kite-flying experiment on this day […]...Read More

23rd May in history

Benjamin Franklin announced his invention of bifocals on this day in 1785. Did you know that: • Walt Disney incorporated his first film company ‘Laugh-O-Gram Films’ on this day in 1922• American outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow – Bonnie and Clyde – were killed by the police in an ambush near Sailes, Louisiana on […]...Read More

10th May in history

Halston Sage is an American actress born on this day in 1993. She is known for her roles as Grace on the Nickelodeon television series How to Rock. Did you know that: • Benjamin Franklin first tested his lightning rod on this day in 1752• Canadian physician Cluny MacPherson first presented his gas mask invention to […]...Read More

16th February in history

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally as the Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer born on this day 1990. Did you know that: • Benjamin Franklin’s General Magazine began publishing on this day in 1741• American Charles Wilkes discovered Shackleton Ice Shelf in Antarctica on this day in 1840• The first subway car […]...Read More