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852 BC – Saint Swithun was Bishop of Winchester. 862 BC – Bishop of Winchester.          – Advisor to Ethelwulf.          – According to legend, rain on Swithin’s feast day of July 15 presages rain for the next forty days.          – The revival of Saint Swithun’s fame gave rise to a ..

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1081 – Was born of poor parents either in Flanders, at St. Denis near Paris or at Toury in Beauce. 1091 – He entered the abbey of St. Denis. 1104 – He was educated at the priory of St. Denis de l’Estrée, and there first met his pupil Louis VI. 1104 – Attended another school, ..

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1871 – Born on November 26th in Caltagirone (Sicily). Italian clergyman and anti-Fascist politician. 1894 – Ordained as a priest. 1905 – Was the vice-mayor of Caltagirone. 1919 – Was one of the founders of the Italian Popular Party, (Partito Popolare Italiano) (PPI). 1924 – Became the publisher of the newspaper, Partito Popolare Italiano. 1953 ..

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