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Some Recent Anniversaries

18 October 1957: John Lennon and Paul McCartney perform together for the first time as the Quarry Men
18 October 1851: Moby-Dick published in London as The Whale
14 October 1066: Battle of Hastings

Detail of the Bayeux Tapestry depicting the battle of hastings (and, elsewhere, Halley's Comet)

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