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Admiral George Anson

Admiral George Anson

Died 6/6/1762, 258 years ago

Admiral.  Born Staffordshire.  1740-4 circumnavigated the globe.   Captured a Spanish galleon loaded with gold and silver (aren't they all?) and returned home a wealthy man.  Died at home, Moor Par...

Person, Armed Forces, Exploring

1 memorial

Samuel Beeton

Samuel Beeton

Died 6/6/1877, 143 years ago

Publisher and journalist. Born 39 Milk Street, Cheapside. At the age of twenty-one, he set up a publishing partnership which immediately had the opportunity to publish 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' by the th...

Person, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial

Joseph Anton Couriguer

Joseph Anton Couriguer

Born 6/6/1750, 270 years ago

Goldsmith modeller.  Born Switzerland into a family of artists.  Died Paris.

Person, Sculpture, France, Switzerland

1 memorial

Normandy Landings / D-Day

Normandy Landings / D-Day

Started 6/6/1944, 76 years ago

The landings, also known as Operation Neptune, were the landing operations in Operation Overlord during WW2. The 'D' in D-Day doesn't stand for anything as it was used as a substitute for the actua...

Event, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2, France, USA

22 memorials

Thomas Eccleston Gibb

Thomas Eccleston Gibb

Died 6/6/1894, 126 years ago

St Pancras Vestry Clerk in the late 1800s. Andrew Behan has kindly carried out some research on this man, and found our picture for us: Thomas Eccleston Gibb was born on 21 October 1838 in Liverp...

Person, Politics & Administration

3 memorials

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