Darwin’s Tortoise Dies at 176
Darwin’s Tortoise Dies at 176 End of coal rationing announced
End of coal rationing announced Battle of Plassey
Battle of Plassey

23rd of June 2021

23rd of June 2021 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:

Humankind cannot bear very much reality. - T S Eliot.

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:
I love not man the less, but Nature more. - Lord Byron
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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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