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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 27, 2012.
By United Press International

Spitfires to be unearthed, shipped to U.K.

LONDON, April 14 (UPI) -- Twenty Spitfire fighter aircraft buried in Myanmar during World War II are to be dug up and shipped back to Britain, officials say.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 27, 2007.
By United Press International

Defense Focus: Free-market verities

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Major U.S. high-tech military sales to nations such as Britain, Japan and Israel confirm a trend that was already evident in World War II: Free-market exports t
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 27, the 239th day of 2006 with 126 to follow.
By United Press International

Biographer: Queen upset by Diana eulogy

LONDON, March 16 (UPI) -- A royal biographer reports that Queen Elizabeth was upset over Princess Diana's brother's eulogy at her funeral because he failed to honor her memory.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 27, the 239th day of 2005 with 126 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 27, the 240th day of 2004 with 126 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 27, the 239th day of 2003 with 126 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

While most major oil discoveries were in other parts of the nation, the first successful oil well in the United States was drilled near Titusville, Pa., on this date in 1859. That first well struck oil after only 69 feet.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 27, the 239th day of 2002 with 126 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly package of A Blast from the Past for Aug. 26-Sept. 1.
By United Press International
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