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Anniversaries

Births: William Shakespeare, playwright and poet, 1564; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, author, 1899. Deaths: William Shakespeare, playwright and poet, 1616; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, author, 1616. Today is the Feast Day of St Adalbert (Voitech) of Prague, Saints Felix, Fortunatus and Achilleus, St George the Martyr, St Gerard of Toul and St Ibar.

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