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Person of the day


On this day, 25 June, in 1900

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

(1900-1979) Admiral of the Fleet

Was born at Frogmore House, Windsor, Berkshire, England

Historical event of the day


On this day, 25 June, in 1646

Oxford surrendered to the parliamentary forces under the command of Thomas Fairfax