Monday 07 February 1994
Deaths: James Stewart, second Earl of Moray, murdered 1591; Jan van Huysum, painter, 1749; Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki, painter and engraver, 1801; Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, novelist, 1873; Adolphe Sax, inventor of the saxophone, 1894; Jimmy Van Heusen (Edward Chester Babcock), popular composer, 1990.
On this day: Edward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II) was created Prince of Wales, 1301; while visiting the British Museum, William Lloyd smashed the 1st-century Portland Vase, 1845; the Tivoli Theatre, London, closed, 1914; the main group of the Dead Sea Scrolls was discovered, 1947.
Today is the Feast Day of St Adaucus, St Luke the Younger, St Moses, St Richard, 'king', St Silvin and St Theodore of Heraclea.
Sir Jack Longland
A Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Sir Jack Longland will be held in the Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield, London EC1, on Friday 11 March 1994 at noon.
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- 2 Vladimir Putin says Russia will fight for the right of Palestinians to their own state
- 3 WrestleMania 31 results: Seth Rollins stuns WWE as he cashes in Money in the Bank contract to claim title from Brock Lesnar
- 4 Ohio Democrat Teresa Fedor speaks out during abortion debate to reveal she has been raped – and is interrupted by laughter from Republicans
- 5 Germanwings plane crash: I have depression. That doesn't make me a psychopath
East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
Vladimir Putin says Russia will fight for the right of Palestinians to their own state
Ohio Democrat Teresa Fedor speaks out during abortion debate to reveal she has been raped – and is interrupted by laughter from Republicans
Germanwings plane crash: Investigators may have already found remains of suspected killer co-pilot Andreas Lubitz
Children take eight Isis captives to be beheaded in latest propaganda video
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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