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10th of December 2018

10th of December 2018 is the 344th day of the year.
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1868: First Traffic Signals in Britain - ...more
1936: Edward VIII abdicates - ...more
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Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther. - Thomas Carlyle.

Born today:

George MacDonald - 1824, E H Shepard - 1879, Mary Norton - 1903, Rumer Godden - 1907, John Birt - 1944.

Died today:

Thomas Smith - 1861, Stanley Houghton - 1913, Charles Rennie Mackintosh - 1928, Dan Maskell - 1992.

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The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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