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27th of June 2017

27th of June 2017 is the 178th day of the year.

This day in history:

1743: George II Fights Battle of Dettingen - ...more
1890: 1st World Championship Bout by Queensbury Rules - ...more
1967: Barclays opens Britains 1st cashpoint - ...more
2007: Tony Blair announces resignation - ...more
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British quote for the day:

Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police. - Robert Louis Stevenson.

Born today:

John Latham - 1740, Charles Parnell - 1846, Charles Barkla - 1877, Catherine Cookson - 1906, John MacQuarrie - 1919, John MacQuarrie - 1919, David Mercer - 1928, Ian Lang - 1940, Mary McAleese - 1951, David Leadbetter - 1952, Meera Syal - 1961, Kevin Pietersen - 1980.

Died today:

Harriet Martineau - 1876, John Laird Mair Lawrence - 1879, Harry Pollitt - 1960, Alfred Robens - 1999.

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Brit Quote:
Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer. - Robert Louis Stevenson
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On this day:
George II Fights Battle of Dettingen - 1743, 1st World Championship Bout by Queensbury Rules - 1890, Barclays opens Britains 1st cashpoint - 1967, Tony Blair announces resignation - 2007
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