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24th of January 2020

24th of January 2020 is the 24th day of the year.

This day in history:

1848: California Gold Rush Begins - ...more
1900: Battle of Spion Kop - ...more
1962: Beatles Sign for Epstein - ...more
1965: Winston Churchill dies - ...more
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British quote for the day:

Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live - John Milton.

Born today:

John Vanbrugh - 1664, William Congreve - 1670, Charles James Fox - 1749, John Colenso - 1814, John MacGregor - 1825, Morris Travers - 1872, Desmond Morris - 1928, Bernard Matthews - 1930, Peter Haggett - 1933, Adrian Edmondson - 1957, Jools Holland - 1958, Vic Reeves - 1959, Mischa Barton - 1986.

Died today:

George Rooke - 1709, William Webb Ellis - 1872, Lord Randolph Henry Churchill - 1895, David Gill - 1914, Winston Churchill - 1965.

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Brit Quote:
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy. - Rudyard Kipling
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On this day:
California Gold Rush Begins - 1848, Battle of Spion Kop - 1900, Beatles Sign for Epstein - 1962, Winston Churchill dies - 1965
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