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Anniversaries

Births: Diego Rodrguez da Silva y Velzquez, painter, baptised 1599; Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Antarctic explorer, 1868; Thomas Mann, novelist, 1875. Deaths: Carl Gustav Jung, psychiatrist, 1961; Jean Paul Getty, oil magnate, 1976. On this day: the Allied invasion of Normandy took place - D-Day, 1944; Princess Margaret married Anthony Armstrong-Jones in Westminster Abbey, 1960. Today is Corpus Christi and the Feast Day of St Ceratius or Cerase, St Claud of Besancon, St Eustorgius II of Milan, St Gudwal or Gurval, St Jarlath, St Norbert and St Philip the Deacon.

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