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TODAY IS... FLAG DAY (PERU) 1329: Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland from 1306, died of leprosy at Cardross Castle on the Firth of Clyde, and was buried in Dunfermline Abbey under the High Altar. 1520: Henry VIII and Francis I of France met in a ceremony at the Field Of The Cloth Of Gold, near Calais. 1614: The Addled Parliament was dissolved. It earned its name by failing to pass a single Bill since it first sat on April 5. 1778: "Beau" Brummell was born.

Although he became a leader of fashion and a friend of the Prince Regent, he died destitute in France at the age of 62 through gambling and extravagance. 1909: Mary Pickford made her screen debut at the age of 16, in The Violin Maker Of Cremona. 1929: The Papal State, extinct since 1870, was revived as the State of Vatican City in Rome, as a result of the Lateran Treaty. 1945: Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes was premiered at Sadler's Wells, London. 1970: The Who's "rock opera" Tommy was performed at New York's Metropolitan Opera House.

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Title Annotation:Letters
Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jun 7, 2011
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