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15th of November 2018

15th of November 2018 is the 319th day of the year.

This day in history:

1824: Edinburgh Fires - ...more
1892: Lambeth Poisoner Hanged - ...more
1899: Churchill Captured by Boers - ...more
1985: Anglo Irish Agreement signed - ...more
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British quote for the day:

I'm every bourgeois nightmare - a Cockney with intelligence and a million dollars - Michael Caine.

Born today:

William Pitt (The Elder) - 1708, Sir William Herschel - 1738, Charlotte Mew - 1869, Frederick Handley Page - 1885, Richmal Crompton - 1890, Aneurin Bevan - 1897, Sir Sacheverell Sitwell - 1897, Hamish Hamilton - 1900, Hugh Greene - 1910, James G Ballard - 1930, Petula Clark - 1932, Dom Joly - 1968, Jessica Hynes - 1972.

Died today:

George Romney - 1802, Charles Wilson - 1959, Charles Laughton - 1962, John Le Mesurier - 1983, Myra Hindley - 2002.

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Brit Quote:
The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the narrow narrower - Florence Nightingale
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On this day:
Edinburgh Fires - 1824, Lambeth Poisoner Hanged - 1892, Churchill Captured by Boers - 1899, Anglo Irish Agreement signed - 1985
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