24th of May 2017
24th of May 2017 is the 144th day of the year.
It is Empire Day...more.
This day in history:
British quote for the day:
Paradise Lost is a book that, once put down, is very hard to pick up again. - Samuel Johnson.
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.