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Events (2000 years ago today): 14 - Tiberius is confirmed as Roman Emperor by the Roman Senate following the natural death of Augustus

Events (300 years ago today): 1714 - George I arrives in Great Britain for the first time since becoming king on August 1st.

Events (100 years ago today): 1914 - The Irish Home Rule Act becomes law, but is delayed until after World War I.

Events (50 years ago today): 1964 - Constantine II of Greece marries Danish princess Anne-Marie.

Events (0 years ago today): 2014 - Scottish independence referendum


Births (100 years ago today): 1914 - Jack Cardiff, English director, cinematographer, and photographer (d. 2009)

Births (50 years ago today): 1964 - Jens Henschel, German footballer

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1964 - Clive Bell, English critic (b. 1881)

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