Anniversaries

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Anniversaries

Births: Robert Boyle, physicist and chemist, 1627; Robert Burns, poet, 1759; Adeline Virginia Woolf, writer, 1882. Deaths: Robertson Hare, actor, 1979; Ava Lavinia Gardner, actress, 1990. On this day: Henry VIII married Anne Boleyn, 1533. Today is Burns Night and the Feast Day of the Conversion of St Paul, St Apollo, St Artemas, St Dwynwen, Saints Juventinus and Maximimus, St Poppo, St Praejectus or Prix and St Publius.

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