Britain drops out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism
Britain drops out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism Hartley Pit Disaster
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16th of January 2021

16th of January 2021 is the 16th day of the year.

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1862: Hartley Pit Disaster - ...more
1992: Britain drops out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism - ...more
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Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table. - W H Auden.

Born today:

Ian Hamilton - 1853, Percy Pilcher - 1866, Gordon Craig - 1872, Eric Liddell - 1902, Mary Martin - 1907, James May - 1963, Kate Moss - 1974.

Died today:

Edward Gibbon - 1794, Arbuthnot Lane - 1943, Auberon Waugh - 2001, Robert Hanbury-Brown - 2002, Sir John Mortimer - 2009.

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Brit Quote:
Nature never did betray the heart that loved her. - William Wordsworth
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Hartley Pit Disaster - 1862, Britain drops out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism - 1992
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