Harold Wilson
Harold Wilson Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria Ashmolean Museum Opens
Ashmolean Museum Opens

24th of May 2022

24th of May 2022 is the 144th day of the year.
It is Empire Day...more.

This day in history:

1337: The Hundred Years War begins - ...more
1683: Ashmolean Museum Opens - ...more
1862: Westminster Bridge Opens - ...more
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British quote for the day:

When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes. - Dylan Thomas.

Born today:

William Gilbert - 1544, Robert Parsons - 1546, John Maitland - 1616, John Mayow - 1641, Queen Victoria - 1819, Joseph Rowntree - 1836, Susan Isaacs - 1885, Gwyn Jones - 1907, Stanley Baxter - 1926, Steven Norris - 1945, Jim Broadbent - 1949, Kristin Scott-Thomas - 1960, Dermot O'Leary - 1973.

Died today:

George Rodney - 1792, Stanley Hooker - 1984, John Wain - 1994, Harold Wilson - 1995.

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Brit Quote:
Beaumaris is second to none - George Borrow
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On this day:
The Hundred Years War begins - 1337, Ashmolean Museum Opens - 1683, Westminster Bridge Opens - 1862
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