RSPCA formed
RSPCA formed John Churchill Marlborough
John Churchill Marlborough America declares war on Britain
America declares war on Britain

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16th of June 2019

16th of June 2019 is the 167th day of the year.

This day in history:

1487: Battle of Stoke Field - ...more
1812: America declares war on Britain - ...more
1824: RSPCA formed - ...more
1883: Sunderland Theatre Disaster - ...more
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British quote for the day:

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good - Samuel Johnson.

Born today:

John Cheke - 1514, John Cleveland - 1613, Adam Smith - 1723, Thomas Mitchell - 1792, Stan Laurel - 1890, Enoch Powell - 1912, James Bolam - 1938.

Died today:

John Churchill Marlborough - 1722, Joseph Butler - 1752, John Snow - 1858, William Branwhite Clarke - 1878, John McLennan - 1881, Josiah Mason - 1881, William Calder Marshall - 1894, Sydney Chapman - 1970, John Reith - 1971, Alfred Deller - 1979, Dame Eva Turner - 1990.

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Brit Quote:
When I was a nurse my favourite assignment was the anorexia ward. I sometimes had 17 dinners - Jo Brand
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On this day:
Battle of Stoke Field - 1487, America declares war on Britain - 1812, RSPCA formed - 1824, Sunderland Theatre Disaster - 1883
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