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Sir Ralph Abercromby

Sir Ralph Abercromby

Died 28/3/1801, 214 years ago

Soldier and politician.  Born Clackmannanshire, Scotland.  Lieutenant-general in the army.  Served in the Napoleonic Wars.  Died following a hit at a battle, a victory, near Alexandria.

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Egypt, Scotland

1 memorial

Prince Leopold George Duncan Albert, Duke of Albany, K.G., K.T.,

Prince Leopold George Duncan Albert, Duke of Albany, K.G., K.T.,

Died 28/3/1884, 131 years ago

Queen Victoria's youngest son, delivered at Buckingham Palace with the aid of chloroform. A haemophiliac he died aged 30. Married Helena and had two children: daughter Alice and son, Charles Edward...

Person, Royalty, France

1 memorial

Sir Joseph Bazalgette

Sir Joseph Bazalgette

Born 28/3/1819, 196 years ago

Civil engineer. Born in Enfield.  As chief engineer of the Metropolitan Board of Works he created the London main drainage system and the Embankment.  Great-great grandfather of Sir Peter, the tele...

Person, Engineering

3 memorials

Brymon Airways

Brymon Airways

Ended 28/3/2002, 13 years ago

Former airline co-founded by journalist Bill Bryce and racing driver Chris Amon. Based in Plymouth, it was the first British airline to use the De Havilland Canada Dash 7 short take-off and landing...

Group, Aviation

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Elizabeth Rundle Charles

Elizabeth Rundle Charles

Died 28/3/1896, 119 years ago

Born Tavistock, Devon. Nee Rundle, married Andrew Charles. Wrote and translated hymns. Author of "Chronicles of the Schonberg-Cotta Family". Died Hampstead.

Person, Literature, Poetry

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