On this day – 26 July
Posted on: Wed 26 Jul 2017
The 26th of July is a date full of swashbucklers, famous birthdays, and it also marked the end of World War II.
The infamous Giacamo Casanova was arrested in Venice in 1755, the Potsdam declaration was declared in 1945 and the likes of Mick Jagger, ex PM John Howard, Helen Mirren, Kevin Spacey and Sandra Bullock were born on this day.
Jennie Lenman spoke with Breakfast Producer Kvitka Becker to hear more, listen to the podcast here:
Produced by Tim Sutherland
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