Friday 02 April 1993
Deaths: Samuel Finley Breese Morse, inventor, 1872; CS Forester, novelist, 1966; Georges-Jean-Raymond Pompidou, President of France, 1974.
On this day: the Royal Society was granted its Charter, 1663; the first parliament of Italy met at Turin, 1860; the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race was first broadcast, 1927; Nato Allied Command, Europe, was set up, 1951; Argentina invaded and captured the Falkland Islands, 1982.
Today is the Feast Day of Saints Apphian and Theodosia, St Francis of Paola, St John Payne, St Mary of Egypt, and St Nicetius or Nizier of Lyons.
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