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4th September
    Sir Clive Granger (September 4, 1934 – May 27, 2009)  was a Nobel prize-winning economist, born in Swansea whose work on analysing economic data was credited...
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30th April
Born this day 1770 in London (of Welsh parents), David Thompson, possibly one of the greatest land explorers and geographers in history. His maps of western North...
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29th April
Welsh Gold Welsh gold is prized because of its quality. It is found in two areas of Wales; an area around Dolgellau and in Dolaucothi in Carmarthenshire, where it...
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28th April
Died this day 1197 Rhys ap Gruffydd (The Lord Rhys) Ruler of the kingdom of Deheubarth from 1155 to 1197 1155 Rhys became ruler of Deheubarth after the death of...
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27th April
Died on this day 1584, David Lewis, born in Abergavenny in 1520 was a lawyer and personal advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. He was also Member of Parliament for...
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26th April
On this day 1717  the pirate ship Whydah was shipwrecked, with Welshman Thomas Davis one of only two survivors Originally a slave ship, the Wydah was captured by...
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25th April
Born this day 1284 in Caernarfon Castle Edward II King of England, 1307-27 the youngest son of Edward l and Eleanor of Castile. In 1301, he was made Prince of...
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24th April
      Born this day 1903 in Liverpool,  Mary Elizabeth "Mimi" Smith (grandparents were welsh) who was the maternal aunt and parental guardian of John Lennon....
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23rd April
On this day 1927, Cardiff City won the FA Cup at Wembley Stadium against Arsenal. It was the first and only time the FA Cup has not been won by an English club....
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22nd April
Welsh connections to Star Wars * Richard Marquand, director of "Return of the Jedi" was born 22nd April 1938 in Llanishen, Cardiff. * The full-scale model of the...
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21st April
The Treaty of Woodstock In April 1247 - Llywelyn ap Gruffydd and his brother Owain Goch ap Gruffydd came to terms with King Henry III of England at his royal...
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20th April
Born this day 1893 in Nebraska (his paternal great-grandparents were Welsh) Harold Lloyd, film actor and producer, most famous for his silent comedies. Early in...
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