Births: Edith Newbold (Jones) Wharton, novelist, 1862. Deaths: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, statesman, 1965. On this day: the first train passed over the Forth Bridge, 1890. Today is the Feast Day of St Babylas of Antioch, St Felician of Foligno, St Francis of Sales and St Macedonius the Barley-eater.
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