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October 2

October 2, 1951: On this day, Gordon Sumner, better known by his stage name Sting, was born. Aside from being a famous professional musician, he is the owner of il Palagio in Tuscany. When […]

June 24

June 24, 1712: On this day in 1712 Simon van der Stel, the last Commander and then the first Governor of the Dutch Cape Colony in what is now South Africa, died at Constantia […]

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