Anniversaries

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Anniversaries

Births: George Macaulay Trevelyan, historian, 1876. Deaths: Isaac Leslie Hore-Belisha, first Baron Hore-Belisha, statesman, 1957. On this day: the Athenaeum Club was founded, 1824; fire broke out at Windsor Castle, 1865; Fidel Castro became prime minister of Cuba, 1959. Today is the Feast Day of Saints Elias, Jeremy and their Companions, St Gilbert of Sempringham, St Juliana of Cumae and St Onesimus the Slave.

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