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23rd of September 2018

23rd of September 2018 is the 266th day of the year.

This day in history:

1459: Battle of Blore Heath - ...more
1952: Chaplin Returns to England - ...more
1955: 1st British woman News reader - ...more
1974: BBC launches the world's first Ceefax teletext service. - ...more
2000: Steve Redgrave wins 5th Olympic Gold Medal - ...more
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British quote for the day:

My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger. - Billy Connolly.

Born today:

Jeremy Collier - 1650, James Gibbs - 1682, George Routledge - 1812, Floella Benjamin - 1949, Cherie Booth - 1954.

Died today:

Joseph Ritson - 1803, Richard Bonington - 1828, Wilkie Collins - 1889, Alfred Piccaver - 1958, Patrick Hamilton - 1962, A S Neill - 1973, Malcolm Arnold - 2006.

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The most conservative man in this world is the British trade unionist when you want to change him. - Ernest Bevin
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On this day:
Battle of Blore Heath - 1459, Chaplin Returns to England - 1952, 1st British woman News reader - 1955, BBC launches the world's first Ceefax teletext service. - 1974, Steve Redgrave wins 5th Olympic Gold Medal - 2000
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