5th of August 2021
5th of August 2021 is the 217th day of the year.
This day in history:
0910: Last Great Viking Raid Defeated - ...more
1305: William Wallace is captured by the English - ...more
1781: Battle of Dogger Bank - ...more
1901: Britains 1st Cinema Opens - ...more
1925: Plaid Cymru Formed - ...more
1970: First English Match to “Go to Penalties” - ...more
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British quote for the day:
Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night. - Rupert Brooke.
Thomas Newcomen - 1729, James Gibbs - 1754, Lord North - 1792, Phil May - 1903, Josef Holbrooke - 1958, Sir John Charnley - 1982, Joan Robinson - 1983, Richard Burton - 1984, Alec Guinness - 2000, Neil Bartlett - 2008, George Cole - 2015.
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