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Anniversaries

Births: Dame Myra Hess, pianist, 1890; Zeppo (Herbert) Marx, comedian and actor, 1901; Anthony Burgess, writer, 1917. Deaths: Sir Christopher Wren, architect, 1723; Tennessee Williams, playwright, 1983. On this day: Queen Elizabeth I was excommunicated by Pope Pius V, 1570. Today is the Feast Day of St Caesarius of Nazianzen, St Calixto Caravario, St Ethelbert of Kent, St Gerland, St Louis Versiglia, St Tarasius, St Victorinus of Corinth and his Companions and St Walburga.

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