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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011.
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St. Paul's marks 300th anniversary

St. Paul's marks 300th anniversary

LONDON, June 22 (UPI) -- Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip attended a service to observe the 300th anniversary Tuesday of the completion of St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 20, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Friday, Oct. 20, 2006.
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College won't move sundial for bequest

OXFORD, England, June 13 (UPI) -- An Oxford college has refused a bequest from a former fellow's will which asked that a historical sundial be moved in return for an undisclosed sum.

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Today is Thursday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2005 with 72 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for Oct. 17-23, 2005.
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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 20, the 294th day of 2004 with 72 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2003 with 72 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for October 20-26.
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Today is Sunday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2002 with 72 to follow.
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Sir Christopher Wren (20 October 1632 – 25 February 1723) was one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history, responsible for rebuilding 51 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including his masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral, completed in 1710.

Educated in Latin and Aristotelian physics at the University of Oxford, Wren was a notable astronomer, geometer, mathematician-physicist as well as an architect. He was a founder of the Royal Society (president 1680–82), and his scientific work was highly regarded by Sir Isaac Newton and Blaise Pascal.

Wren was born at East Knoyle in Wiltshire, the only surviving son of Christopher Wren DD (1589–1658), at that time the rector of East Knoyle and later Dean of Windsor. A previous child of Dr Wren, also named Christopher, was born on 22 November 1631, and had died the same day. John Aubrey’s confusion of the two persisted occasionally into late twentieth-century literature.

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