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18th of June 2019

18th of June 2019 is the 169th day of the year.

This day in history:

1178: Canterbury Monks Observe Massive Meteor Event - ...more
1450: Battle of Sevenoaks - ...more
1583: 1st British Life Insurance Policy - ...more
1643: Battle of Chalgrove Field - ...more
1746: Johnson Contracts to Produce His Dictionary - ...more
1815: Battle of Waterloo - ...more
1823: Redcoats Drop Breeches - ...more
1972: Staines Air Disaster - ...more
1984: Battle of Orgreave - ...more
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British quote for the day:

Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing. - Ralph Richardson.

Born today:

William Lassell - 1799, Thomas Tait - 1882, George Mallory - 1886, Sir George Thalben-Ball - 1896, Ian Carmichael - 1920, Paul Eddington - 1927, Geoffrey Hill - 1932, Delia Smith - 1941, Paul McCartney - 1942.

Died today:

Ambrose Philips - 1749, William Cobbett - 1835, Eaton Hodgkinson - 1861, George Grote - 1871, Samuel Butler - 1902, Douglas Jardine - 1958.

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Brit Quote:
Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy. - Peter Ustinov
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On this day:
Canterbury Monks Observe Massive Meteor Event - 1178, Battle of Sevenoaks - 1450, 1st British Life Insurance Policy - 1583, Battle of Chalgrove Field - 1643, Johnson Contracts to Produce His Dictionary - 1746, Battle of Waterloo - 1815, Redcoats Drop Breeches - 1823, Staines Air Disaster - 1972, Battle of Orgreave - 1984
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