Britain drops out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism
Britain drops out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism Hartley Pit Disaster
Hartley Pit Disaster

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16th of January 2017

16th of January 2017 is the 16th day of the year.

This day in history:

1862: Hartley Pit Disaster - ...more
1992: Britain drops out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism - ...more
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British quote for the day:

He was about as useful as a one-legged man at an arse kicking contest. - Rowan Atkinson.

Born today:

Ian Hamilton - 1853, Percy Pilcher - 1866, Gordon Craig - 1872, Eric Liddell - 1902, Mary Martin - 1907, James May - 1963, Kate Moss - 1974.

Died today:

Edward Gibbon - 1794, Arbuthnot Lane - 1943, Auberon Waugh - 2001, Robert Hanbury-Brown - 2002, Sir John Mortimer - 2009.

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Brit Quote:
What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine. - Thomas More
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On this day:
Hartley Pit Disaster - 1862, Britain drops out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism - 1992
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