Rather interesting Dunfermline facts

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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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Brit Quote:
It was such a lovely day I thought it was a pity to get up - Somerset Maugham
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On this day:
Magna Carta Signed - 1215, The Peasants' Revolt ends - 1381, First Botanic Garden in Britain - 1621, Alcock and Brown complete 1st non stop flight across the Atlantic - 1919
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