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1874 flood

1874 flood

Started 30/3/1874, 146 years ago

From Environment Agency:  “In 1874, the tide in the Thames rose 4 feet 3½ inches above Trinity mark, and inundated the south bank of the river along Lambeth, Bankside, and Rotherhithe, and even as ...

Event, Tragedy

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E. H. Gombrich

E. H. Gombrich

Born 30/3/1909, 111 years ago

Art historian. Born Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich in Vienna, which was then part of Austria-Hungary. He fled to Britain, after his first book 'A Little History of the World' was banned by the Nazi Part...

Person, Art, History, Austria

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Leslie T. Healey

Leslie T. Healey

Born 30/3/1909, 111 years ago

Fireman killed as a result of an air raid on Old Palace School, Bow, E3 on 20 April 1941. Our colleague Andrew Behan has kindly researched this man: Auxiliary Fireman Leslie Thomas Healey was born...

Person, Armed Forces, Tragedy

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Melanie Klein

Melanie Klein

Born 30/3/1882, 138 years ago

Psychoanalyst and pioneer of child analysis.  Born with the surname Reizes in Vienna.  Her 1903 marriage to Arthur Klein led to the end of her education, 3 children, frequent home moves and divorce...

Person, Medicine, Austria

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Shyamji Krishna Varma

Shyamji Krishna Varma

Died 30/3/1930, 90 years ago

Born Gujarat, India. Revolutionary, lawyer, journalist. In 1877 he received the title of 'pandit', a Sanskrit scholar, and came to Oxford for a few years. Returned to India, studied law and develop...

Person, Nationalism, Politics & Administration, India

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