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24th of March 2017

24th of March 2017 is the 83rd day of the year.

This day in history:

1387: Battle of Margate - ...more
1603: Elizabeth I dies - ...more
1944: The Real Great Escape - ...more
1973: Dark Side of the Moon Released - ...more
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British quote for the day:

A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other. - George Eliot.

Born today:

William Morris - 1834, Samuel Ryder - 1858, Malcolm Muggeridge - 1903, Tommy Trinder - 1909, John Kendrew - 1917, Wilson Harris - 1921, Alan Sugar - 1947, Liz McColgan - 1964, Graeme Swann - 1979.

Died today:

Elizabeth I - 1603, Humphrey Repton - 1818, Verney Cameron - 1894, Edwin Arnold - 1904, Charlotte Mew - 1928, Harold Laski - 1950, Bernard Montgomery - 1976, E H Shepard - 1976.

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Brit Quote:
Oh, what a shock. My career must be slipping. This is the first time I've been available to pick up an award. - Michael Caine
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On this day:
Battle of Margate - 1387, Elizabeth I dies - 1603, The Real Great Escape - 1944, Dark Side of the Moon Released - 1973
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