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24th of June 2019

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This day in history:

1314: Battle of Bannockburn - ...more
1340: Battle of Sluys - ...more
1417: First Recorded Tynwald Day - ...more
1843: Punch Invents the Cartoon - ...more
1971: Mersey Tunnel Opens - ...more
1981: The Humber Bridge Opens to Traffic - ...more
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One of the most important days of my life was when I learned to ride a bicycle - Michael Palin.

Born today:

Alicia Spottiswoode - 1810, William Henry Smith - 1825, Lord Kitchener - 1850, William Penney - 1909, Mary Wesley - 1912, Brian Johnston - 1912, Sir Fred Hoyle - 1915, Jeff Beck - 1944, Mick Fleetwood - 1947, Betty Jackson - 1949, Stuart Broad - 1986.

Died today:

William Smellie - 1795, John Campbell - 1861, Tony Hancock - 1968, Rex Warner - 1986.

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Brit Quote:
Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put. - Winston Churchill
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On this day:
Battle of Bannockburn - 1314, Battle of Sluys - 1340, First Recorded Tynwald Day - 1417, Punch Invents the Cartoon - 1843, Mersey Tunnel Opens - 1971, The Humber Bridge Opens to Traffic - 1981
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