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26th of April 2017

26th of April 2017 is the 116th day of the year.

This day in history:

1895: Trial of Oscar Wilde begins - ...more
1928: Tussauds Finally Reopens after Fire, - ...more
1937: Guernica Bombed - ...more
1986: Chernobyl - ...more
1999: Death of Jill Dando - ...more
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British quote for the day:

I could not live in a country so miserable as to possess no castles - John Ruskin.

Born today:

Thomas Reid - 1710, David Hume - 1711, Henry Bastian - 1837, Edwin Roe - 1877, Sir Owen Richardson - 1879, John Grierson - 1898, David Coleman - 1926, Anne McLaren - 1927, Howard Davies - 1945, Margherita Taylor - 1972, Miss Dynamite - 1981.

Died today:

John Somers - 1716, Jeremy Collier - 1726, James Rice - 1882, Sid James - 1976, Cicely Courtneidge - 1980, Robert Garioch - 1981, Jill Dando - 1999, Max Nicholson - 2003.

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Brit Quote:
Nothing puzzles me more than the time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less. - Charles Lamb
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On this day:
Trial of Oscar Wilde begins - 1895, Tussauds Finally Reopens after Fire, - 1928, Guernica Bombed - 1937, Chernobyl - 1986, Death of Jill Dando - 1999
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