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Did you know that the first Carnegie Library was opened in Dunfermline in August 1883? Millionaire-philanthropist Andre Carnegie emigrated to the USA from that town as a child. His foundation went on to fund 2509 libraries around the world, most in the USA and Britain, but some in places as far flung as Serbia and Fiji.

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Famous Dunfermline people:

Andrew Carnegie
Charles I
David II of Scotland
Dorothy Dunnett
Iain Menzies Banks
James I of Scotland
Joseph Paton
Kenneth Macmillan
Kenneth MacMillan
Peter Mitchell

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The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity. - Edmund Burke
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On this day:
George Eliot Publishes Middlemarch - 1871, Locarno Treaty Signed - 1925, Sellotape Goes on Sale - 1937, Grundy Interviews the Sex Pistols - 1976, Channel Tunnel Links Britain and France - 1990
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