Ashmolean Museum Opens
Ashmolean Museum Opens Harold Wilson
Harold Wilson The Hundred Years War begins
The Hundred Years War begins

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24th of May 2017

24th of May 2017 is the 144th day of the year.
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This day in history:

1337: The Hundred Years War begins - ...more
1683: Ashmolean Museum Opens - ...more
1862: Westminster Bridge Opens - ...more
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British quote for the day:

Paradise Lost is a book that, once put down, is very hard to pick up again. - Samuel Johnson.

Born today:

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.

Died today:

George Rodney - 1792, Stanley Hooker - 1984, John Wain - 1994, Harold Wilson - 1995.

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Brit Quote:
Neither a borrower nor a lender be. - William Shakespeare
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On this day:
The Hundred Years War begins - 1337, Ashmolean Museum Opens - 1683, Westminster Bridge Opens - 1862
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