Saturday 28 January 1995
. Today is the Feast Day of St Amadeus of Lausanne, St Paulinus of Aquileia, St Peter Nolasco, St Peter Thomas and St Thomas Aquinas.
TOMORROW: Births: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, playwright, 1860; Frederick Delius, composer, 1862; W.C. Fields, comedian, 1880. Deaths: King George III, 1820; Edward Lear, painter and writer, 1888; Douglas, first Earl Haig, field marshal, 1928. On this day: Greenwich Mean Time was adopted in Scotland, 1848; Desert Island Discs was first broadcast, 1942. Tomorrow is the Feast Day of St Gildas the Wise, St Sabinian of Troyes and St Sulpicius "Severus". n
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