Saturday 16 March 1996
TODAY: Births: Georg Simon Ohm, physicist, 1787; Sir John Lavery, painter, 1856. Deaths: Tiberius Claudius Nero, Roman emperor, 37; Robert Smith Surtees, novelist, 1864; Aubrey Vincent Beardsley, artist and illustrator, 1898; Sir Joseph Austen Chamberlain, statesman, 1937; The Rev John Marcus Harston Morris, founder of Eagle magazine, 1989. On this day: the first Football Association Cup Final was played at Kennington Oval (the Wanderers beat the Royal Engineers 1-0), 1872; Hitler renounced the Treaty of Versailles, 1935; Slovakia was placed under German ``protection'', while Hungary annexed Ruthenia, both part of Czechoslovakia, 1939; the New English Bible (Old Testament) a new translation, was published, 1961. Today is the Feast Day of St Abraham Kidunaia, St Eusebia of Hamage, St Finian Lobhair (The Leper), St Gregory Makar, St Heribert of Cologne and St Julian of Antioch.
TOMORROW: Births: Kate Greenaway, children's book illustrator, 1846; Rudolf Hametovich Nureyev, ballet star and director, 1938. Deaths: Harold Harefoot, King of England, 1040; Robert Chambers, publisher and author, 1871; Lt-Gen Sir John Bagot Glubb (Glubb Pasha), commander of the Arab Legion, 1986. On this day: the Duchy of Cornwall was created, 1337; Oliver Cromwell declared England a Commonwealth, 1649; Marie Stopes opened her first birth control clinic in London, 1921; the Brussels Treaty was signed between Britain, France and the Benelux countries, 1948. Tomorrow is the Feast Day of The Martyrs of the Serapeum, St Gertrude of Nivelles, St Joseph of Arimathea, St Patrick and St Paul of Cyprus.
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- 2 Model's video shoot on the beach interrupted by sudden landing of a group of illegal migrants
- 3 The difference between a psychopath and a sociopath
- 4 MH370: Boeing 777 wing that could match missing plane found on the French island of Reunion
- 5 'Killer robots' with AI must be banned, urge Stephen Hawking, Noam Chomsky and thousands of others in open letter
Kate Winslet thanked 'particularly horrible' girl who bullied her at school after Titanic success
Israel accused of killing 75 children during day of 'carnage' and war crimes in Gaza war
Australia to impose 24-hour curfew on all cats to protect endangered species
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Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn says 'we can learn a great deal from Karl Marx'
I am the Jeremy Corbyn supporter that many will tell you doesn't exist
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