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Fact of the Day
The cancan was originally a dance for couples, and its first stars were men.
Quote of the Day
"I believe I forgot to tell you I was made a Duke. "
~ Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
On This Day
958 Oda, a Dane whose father came over with Ubba and Ivar the Boneless, and who later became Archbishop of Canterbury, died. After his death his came to be regarded as St Oda the Good, with a feast day on 4 July.
1868 The first meeting of the Trade Union Congress was held at the Mechanics' Institute in Manchester.
1886 Grover Cleveland became the only US president to get married (to Frances Folsom) while in the White House.
1953 Elizabeth II was crowned at Westminster Abbey.