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John Loudon McAdam

21st of September 2021

21st of September 2021 is the 264th day of the year.
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This day in history:

1327: Edward II killed at Berkeley Castle - ...more
1745: Battle of Prestonpans - ...more
1937: Tolkien Publishes The Hobbit - ...more
1971: First Old Grey Whistle Test - ...more
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British quote for the day:

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

Born today:

John Loudon McAdam - 1756, H G Wells - 1866, Gustav Holst - 1874, Allen Lane - 1902, Edward Bullard - 1907, Jimmy Young - 1921, Simon Gray - 1936, Keith Harris - 1947, Simon Mayo - 1958, Liam Gallagher - 1972.

Died today:

Edward II - 1327, Walter Scott - 1832, John Stafford Smith - 1836, Frank Hornby - 1936, Chrystal MacMillan - 1937, Edward Milne - 1950, Roger Quilter - 1953.

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Brit Quote:
Several excuses are always less convincing than one. - Aldous Huxley
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On this day:
Edward II killed at Berkeley Castle - 1327, Battle of Prestonpans - 1745, Tolkien Publishes The Hobbit - 1937, First Old Grey Whistle Test - 1971
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