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19th of October 2017

19th of October 2017 is the 292nd day of the year.

This day in history:

1781: British surrender at Yorktown - ...more
1970: North Sea Oil Discovered - ...more
1987: Black Monday Market Crash - ...more
1989: Guildford Four Verdicts Quashed - ...more
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British quote for the day:

Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip. - John Locke.

Born today:

Leigh Hunt - 1784, John Le Carre - 1931, Michael Gambon - 1940, Carole Kidd - 1944, Philip Pullman - 1946, Sam Allardyce - 1954.

Died today:

Jonathan Swift - 1745, Charles Wheatstone - 1875, Jacqueline du Pre - 1987.

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Brit Quote:
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires. - Sir Francis Bacon
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On this day:
British surrender at Yorktown - 1781, North Sea Oil Discovered - 1970, Black Monday Market Crash - 1987, Guildford Four Verdicts Quashed - 1989
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