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18th of January 2018

18th of January 2018 is the 18th day of the year.

This day in history:

1486: Wedding of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York - ...more
1670: Henry Morgan Sacks Panama City - ...more
1778: Cook reaches Hawaii - ...more
1884: Precedent for Cremation Set - ...more
1919: Bentley Motors Formed - ...more
1981: Deptford Fire Kills 13 - ...more
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British quote for the day:

When a society has to resort to the lavatory for its humour the writing is on the wall - Alan Bennett.

Born today:

John Nash - 1752, William Havergal - 1793, William Lethaby - 1857, A A Milne - 1882, Arthur Ransome - 1884, Thomas Sopwith - 1888, Cary Grant - 1904, John Boorman - 1933, David Bellamy - 1933, Raymond Briggs - 1934, John Hume - 1937, Richard Littlejohn - 1954, Peter Charles - 1960, Stephen Conroy - 1963, Jane Horrocks - 1964.

Died today:

John Pringle - 1782, Rudyard Kipling - 1936, Hugh Gaitskell - 1963, Cecil Beaton - 1980, Sir George Thalben-Ball - 1987, Bruce Chatwin - 1989.

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Brit Quote:
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me. - W H Auden
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On this day:
Wedding of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York - 1486, Henry Morgan Sacks Panama City - 1670, Cook reaches Hawaii - 1778, Precedent for Cremation Set - 1884, Bentley Motors Formed - 1919, Deptford Fire Kills 13 - 1981
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