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23rd of June 2017

23rd of June 2017 is the 174th day of the year.

This day in history:

1725: Malt Tax Riots Begin - ...more
1757: Battle of Plassey - ...more
1775: First Regatta on the Thames - ...more
1783: Deadly Laki Gas Fog Arrives - ...more
1958: End of coal rationing announced - ...more
2006: Darwin’s Tortoise Dies at 176 - ...more
2016: Britain Votes Leave - ...more
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British quote for the day:

Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much. - Peter Ustinov.

Born today:

William Berry - 1879, Edward VIII - 1894, Winifred Holtby - 1898, James Meade - 1907, Dennis Price - 1915, Leonard Hutton - 1916, Martin Rees - 1942, Colin Montgomerie - 1963, KT Tunstall - 1975.

Died today:

James Hall - 1832, James Mill - 1836, William Williamson - 1895, Jonathan Hutchinson - 1913, Cecil Sharp - 1924, Mark Gertler - 1939, John Laurie - 1980.

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Brit Quote:
To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour - William Blake
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On this day:
Malt Tax Riots Begin - 1725, Battle of Plassey - 1757, First Regatta on the Thames - 1775, Deadly Laki Gas Fog Arrives - 1783, End of coal rationing announced - 1958, Darwin’s Tortoise Dies at 176 - 2006, Britain Votes Leave - 2016
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