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1533: Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn - ...more
1759: Robert Burns Born - ...more
1817: The Scotsman Launched - ...more
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I hate people who think it's clever to take drugs... like custom officers - Jack Dee.

Born today:

Robert Boyle - 1627, Robert Burns - 1759, Ernest Charles Jones - 1819, Somerset Maugham - 1874, Hewlett Johnson - 1874, Francis Scott - 1880, Virginia Woolf - 1882, Ewan MacColl - 1915, Paul Nurse - 1949, Bill Turnbull - 1956, Emma Freud - 1962, Donal MacIntyre - 1966, Alex Partridge - 1981, Sophie Hosking - 1986.

Died today:

Robert Burton - 1640, Dorothy Wordsworth - 1855, Frederic Leighton - 1896, Marie Louise de la Ramee - 1908, Rutland Boughton - 1960.

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On this day:
Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn - 1533, Robert Burns Born - 1759, The Scotsman Launched - 1817, Fox Talbot Shows First Photos - 1839, Burns Day Killer Storm - 1990
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