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22nd of February 2019

22nd of February 2019 is the 53rd day of the year.

This day in history:

1797: Last Invasion of Mainland Britain - ...more
1997: Dolly the Sheep Cloned - ...more
2006: Securitas Depot Robbery - Britains largest - ...more
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British quote for the day:

It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see. - Thomas Carlyle.

Born today:

Robert Baden-Powell - 1857, Stanley Houghton - 1881, Eric Gill - 1882, Robin G Collingwood - 1889, Peadar O'Donnell - 1893, Sean O'Faolain - 1900, Frank Ramsey - 1903, John Mills - 1908, Kenneth Williams - 1926, Bruce Forsyth - 1928, Sheila Hancock - 1933, Christine Keeler - 1942, Julie Walters - 1950, John Leslie - 1965, Ozwald Boateng - 1967, James Blunt - 1974, Chris Moyles - 1974.

Died today:

David II of Scotland - 1371, Smithson Tennant - 1815, Sydney Smith - 1845, Charles Lyell - 1875, Max Pemberton - 1950, Michael Polanyi - 1976, Adrian Boult - 1983.

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Brit Quote:
A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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On this day:
Last Invasion of Mainland Britain - 1797, Dolly the Sheep Cloned - 1997, Securitas Depot Robbery - Britains largest - 2006
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