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1589: Beginning of Construction of Court Brewery  
This is unheard of irony. The theme tune for what is surely the most famous public house in Germany (perhaps in the world, but we don’t want to exaggerate) was written by a Prussian, Wiga Gabriel, in the year 1936. At that time, the “Wirtshaus am Platzl” (Pub on the Square) in Munich was already a renowned institution and nothing has changed since then.

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1871: Grazia Deledda
1553: Calvin Condemns Critic
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27.9.2016 ++ Clinton-Trump debate - live updates ++
Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump are preparing to clash in a high stakes presidential debate. The highly anticipated face off is expected to draw some 100 million viewers. Read the latest here.
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When did Italian author Grazia Deledda win the Nobel Prize for Literature?