Livingstone reaches Victoria Falls
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17th of November 2018

17th of November 2018 is the 321st day of the year.

This day in history:

1292: John de Balliol proclaimed King of Scotland - ...more
1558: Death of Mary Tudor - ...more
1606: Trial of Walter Raleigh - ...more
1837: Pickwick Papers Published - ...more
1855: Livingstone reaches Victoria Falls - ...more
1869: Suez Canal Inaugurated - ...more
1953: Channel Collision Kills 20 - ...more
1997: The Luxor Massacre - ...more
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British quote for the day:

O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive! - Walter Scott.

Born today:

Roger L'Estrange - 1616, George Grote - 1794, George Beilby - 1850, Bernard Montgomery - 1887, Philip Christison - 1893, Peter Cook - 1937, Auberon Waugh - 1939, Jack Vettriano - 1951, Jonathan Ross - 1960, Greg Rutherford - 1986.

Died today:

Mary Tudor - 1558, Reginald Pole - 1558, Robert Owen - 1858, Richard Shaw - 1912, Henry Bastian - 1915, Eric Gill - 1940, Mervyn Peake - 1968, Dame Gladys Cooper - 1971.

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Brit Quote:
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. - Benjamin Disraeli
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On this day:
John de Balliol proclaimed King of Scotland - 1292, Death of Mary Tudor - 1558, Trial of Walter Raleigh - 1606, Pickwick Papers Published - 1837, Livingstone reaches Victoria Falls - 1855, Suez Canal Inaugurated - 1869, Channel Collision Kills 20 - 1953, The Luxor Massacre - 1997
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