Accord of Winchester
Accord of Winchester Evacuation of Dunkirk begins
Evacuation of Dunkirk begins

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27th of May 2018

27th of May 2018 is the 147th day of the year.

This day in history:

1072: Accord of Winchester - ...more
1940: Evacuation of Dunkirk begins - ...more
1975: Britainís Worst Road Accident - ...more
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British quote for the day:

What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. - Samuel Johnson.

Born today:

William Petty - 1623, William McNaught - 1813, Elizabeth Haldane - 1862, Arnold Bennett - 1867, Bob Godfrey - 1921, Christopher Lee - 1922, Sidney Keyes - 1922, Cilla Black - 1943, Paul Gascoigne - 1967, Joseph Fiennes - 1970, Denise Van Outen - 1974, Jamie Oliver - 1975.

Died today:

Sir Joseph Wilson Swan - 1914, Arthur Mee - 1943, Fay Godwin - 2005.

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Brit Quote:
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of voice, but out of chaos - Mary Shelley
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On this day:
Accord of Winchester - 1072, Evacuation of Dunkirk begins - 1940, Britainís Worst Road Accident - 1975
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