Anniversaries

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Anniversaries

Births: Pierre de Ronsard, poet, 1524; David Herbert Lawrence, novelist, 1885. Deaths: David Ricardo, economist, 1823; Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, Russian leader, 1971. On this day: the Duke of Marlborough defeated the French at the Battle of Malplaquet, 1709. Today is the Feast Day of St Deiniol, St Paphnutius, St Patiens of Lyons, St Peter of Chavanon, Saints Protus and Hyacinth and St Theodora of Alexandria.

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