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22nd of May 2017

22nd of May 2017 is the 142nd day of the year.

This day in history:

1455: Battle of St Albans - Wars of the Roses starts - ...more
1611: James Iís Bargain Baronets - ...more
1816: Littleportís Bread or Blood Riot Begins - ...more
1915: Britains worst Rail Disaster - ...more
1951: Burgess and Maclean Defect - ...more
1984: Abbeystead Disaster - ...more
2013: Murder of Lee Rigby - ...more
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British quote for the day:

Take away love and our earth is a tomb. - Robert Browning.

Born today:

Arthur Conan Doyle - 1859, Laurence Olivier - 1907, Margaret Mee - 1909, Joy Batchelor - 1914, Kenny Ball - 1930, Arlene Phillips - 1943, George Best - 1946, Bernie Taupin - 1950, Peter Bazalgette - 1953, Dale Winton - 1955, Denise Welch - 1958, Morrissey - 1959, David Schneider - 1963, Naomi Campbell - 1970, Katie Price - 1978.

Died today:

Baroness Stella Swanborough - 1971, Margaret Rutherford - 1972, Alister Hardy - 1985, Elizabeth David - 1992.

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Brit Quote:
A man loses his Dog so he puts an ad in the local paper - Here Boy! - Spike Milligan
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On this day:
Battle of St Albans - Wars of the Roses starts - 1455, James Iís Bargain Baronets - 1611, Littleportís Bread or Blood Riot Begins - 1816, Britains worst Rail Disaster - 1915, Burgess and Maclean Defect - 1951, Abbeystead Disaster - 1984, Murder of Lee Rigby - 2013
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