Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
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Did you know that the future King George VI competed at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships ? He lost in the first round of the menís doubles in 1926 when he was Duke of York. Another man you might not immediately think of as playing there is racing driver James Hunt who competed as a junior.

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Charlie Boorman
John Bratby
Oliver Reed
Raymond Briggs

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I find Cambridge an asylum, in every sense of the word. - A E Housman
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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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