Anniversaries

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Births: Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti, composer and harpsichordist, 1685; Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, 1919. Deaths: William Hogarth, artist, 1764; Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky, helicopter pioneer, 1972. On this day: the Gunfight at the OK Corral took place, 1881; the Territorial Army was founded, 1907. Today is the Feast Day of St Bean, St Cedd, St Eata, Saints Lucian and Marcian and St Rusticus of Narbonne.

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