20th of May 2022
20th of May 2022 is the 140th day of the year.
This day in history:
1217: The Second Battle of Lincoln - ...more
1609: Shakespeare’s Sonnets Published - ...more
1643: Battle of Wakefield - ...more
1729: The Great Bexhill Waterspout and Tornado - ...more
1845: The Last English Duel - ...more
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British quote for the day:
An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her. - Agatha Christie.
William Gilbert - 1804, John Stuart Mill - 1806, Sir Gordon Russell - 1892, Peter Shore - 1924, Annabel Giles - 1959, Louis Theroux - 1970, Matthew Langridge - 1983, Chris Froome - 1985.
William Chambers - 1883, Edward VII - 1910, Max Beerbohm - 1956, Waldo Williams - 1971, Barbara Hepworth - 1975, Sir John Hicks - 1989, Jon Pertwee - 1996, Wolf Mankowitz - 1998.
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I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher. - A N Wilson
On this day:
The Second Battle of Lincoln - 1217, Shakespeare’s Sonnets Published - 1609, Battle of Wakefield - 1643, The Great Bexhill Waterspout and Tornado - 1729, The Last English Duel - 1845
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