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English author Thomas More (1478-1535):

If honour were profitable, everyone would be honourable.

English author and popular Victorian novelist, Charles Dickens, (1812-1870):

There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best part.

American author, Laura Ingalls Wilder, (1867-1957):

A man who works hard stinks only to those with nothing to do but smell.

Other birthdays today include British artist Henry Fuseli (1741-1825), Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler, (1870-1925), American musician Earl King (1934-2003), American comedian (b.1956) Emo Philips and British comedian Eddie Izzard (b.1962).

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On this day, in 1935 the board game Monopoly was invented; in 1984 the first untethered space walk took place and in 1992 the Maastricht Treaty was signed, leading to the creation of the European Union.