Anniversaries

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Anniversaries

Births: Dr William Gilbert Grace, cricketer, 1848. Deaths: Francesco Petrarca (Petrarch), poet and scholar, 1374. On this day: at Chappaquiddick, Massachusetts, a car driven by Senator Edward Kennedy plunged off a narrow bridge, and a passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne, was drowned, 1969. Today is the Feast Day of St Arnoul or Arnulf of Metz, St Bruno of Segni, St Frederick of Utrecht and St Pambo.

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