Tuesday 29 June 1993
Deaths: Anton Raphael Mengs, painter, 1779; Thomas Addison, physician and discoverer of 'Addison's Disease', 1860; Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet, 1861; Joseph Aloysius Hansom, architect and inventor of the hansom cab, 1882; Thomas Henry Huxley, biologist, 1895; Karl Brugmann, philologist, 1919; Lady Randolph Churchill (Jennie Jerome), 1921; Paul Klee, modernist painter, 1940; Ignaz Jan Paderewski, pianist and statesman, 1941; Jayne Mansfield (Vera Jayne Palmer), actress, killed in a car crash 1967; Primo Carnera, heavyweight boxer, 1967; Pierre-Alexandre Balmain, fashion designer, 1982.
On this day: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre was burned down, 1613; an Act of Parliament established the first passenger railway, from Swansea to Oystermouth, 1804; the Press Association news agency was founded, 1868; US planes bombed Hanoi, North Vietnam, 1966.
Today is the Feast Day of St Cassius of Narni, St Paul the Apostle, St Peter the Apostle and Saints Salome and Judith.
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- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Optical illusion turns blue demon into brunette
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will donate entire $32bn fortune to charity
Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
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