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Stephen Borough

Stephen Borough

Born 25/9/1525, 491 years ago

Explorer and naval administrator.  Born Devon.  Elder brother to William.  Sailed in the same North-East Passage expedition as Willoughby, as captain of the 'Edward Bonaventure', the ship that had ...

Person, Exploring

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Dorothy

Dorothy

Started 25/9/1886, 130 years ago

Comic opera set in rural Kent in 1740. The plot surrounds the Squire's daughter, Dorothy and her cousin Lydia, who, tired of the social rounds, decide to pose as villagers during the festival of th...

Event, Theatre

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William Godfrey, Archbishop of Westminster

William Godfrey, Archbishop of Westminster

Born 25/9/1889, 127 years ago

Born Liverpool. Died Westminster Hospital.

Person, Religion

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Vere Harmsworth

Vere Harmsworth

Born 25/9/1895, 121 years ago

One of Viscount Rothermere's three sons, of which the elder two died in WW1.

Person, Politics & Administration, War Memorial WW1

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Dr Joseph Herman Hertz

Dr Joseph Herman Hertz

Born 25/9/1872, 144 years ago

Chief Rabbi of the British Empire.  Born Slovakia, then part of Hungary.  When he was aged 11 the family moved to New York.  Worked for a time as a rabbi in Johannesburg.  1911 returned to New York...

Person, Religion, Hungary, South Africa, USA

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