Wednesday 25 October 1995
Births: Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay, historian and essayist, 1800; Johann Strauss the Younger, composer, 1825; Georges Bizet, composer, 1838; Pablo Ruiz Picasso, painter, 1881. Deaths: Geoffrey Chaucer, poet, 1400; Sir Charles Halle (Carl Halle), conductor and pianist, 1895; Vincent Leonard Price, actor and writer, 1993. On this day: the English defeated the French at the Battle of Agincourt, 1415; the Charge of the Light Brigade took place, 1854; Private Eye was first published, 1961. Today is the Feast Day of Saints Chrysanthus and Daria, Saints Crispin and Crispinian, The Forty Martyrs of England and Wales, Saints Fronto and George, St Gaudentius of Brescia and St Richard Gwyn.
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- 3 Turkish Airlines flight TK 726 crash-lands on Nepal runway amid dense fog
- 4 Penis size: Study revealing 'what's normal' sends international media into meltdown
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
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