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4th of August 2020

4th of August 2020 is the 217th day of the year.

This day in history:

1265: Battle of Evesham - ...more
1347: Calais Captured and Colonised - ...more
1870: Foundation of the Red Cross - ...more
1914: Britain declares War on Germany - ...more
2012: Super Saturday - ...more
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British quote for the day:

Everything I've ever told you, including this, is a lie - Peter Cook.

Born today:

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1792, Edward Irving - 1792, Walter Pater - 1839, Harry Lauder - 1870, Elizabeth, The Queen Mother - 1900, Harold Hobson - 1904, Jack Cunningham - 1939, Luke Patience - 1986.

Died today:

Simon de Montfort - 1265, William Cecil - 1598, William Aytoun - 1865, Rodney Smith - 1947, Roy Thomson - 1976, Don Whillans - 1985.

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Brit Quote:
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason. - Sir Francis Bacon
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On this day:
Battle of Evesham - 1265, Calais Captured and Colonised - 1347, Foundation of the Red Cross - 1870, Britain declares War on Germany - 1914, Super Saturday - 2012
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