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Artist Aubrey Beardsley was born #onthisday in 1872. Here's a self-portrait ow.ly/AvuQ7 pic.twitter.com/o1hSzXjmwS
William IV was born #onthisday in 1765. Here's his Great Seal ow.ly/AvtIs pic.twitter.com/mg4gY62uWE
Applications close 27 August for the Marsh Trust Awards, celebrating volunteers in museums ow.ly/Avs7r pic.twitter.com/EVzPml7hlT
#otd 1882: premiere of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, commemorating Napoleon’s defeat in Russia ow.ly/AwumM pic.twitter.com/rYAgw6VGAk
Go around the world in 90 minutes with a Museum highlights tour, daily at 11.30 & 14.00 ow.ly/AwuyG pic.twitter.com/nNDRsZK4bh
The state of Hungary was founded #onthisday in 1000 by St Stephen I, the country's first king ow.ly/AvrYb pic.twitter.com/QLwcINR6Qz
Calling all mummies (& daddies/carers!) to an exclusive morning view of #8mummies on 9 Sep ow.ly/zFxEW pic.twitter.com/UNOOPYvkWm
Happy Birthday to former President of the United States @billclinton, born #onthisday in 1946 ow.ly/AqriN pic.twitter.com/ms0bGvTV7L
The first #MuseumOfTheFuture debate is chaired by Liz Forgan with an intro by Neil MacGregor ow.ly/Au9H4 pic.twitter.com/KMmRa2hmby
Be part of the #MuseumOfTheFuture conversation at our first debate on 11 Sep. Book now! ow.ly/AtUiB pic.twitter.com/dTQnAQ3DFo
See how the Museum’s building has evolved over the last 260 years #MuseumOfTheFuture ow.ly/AtXcm pic.twitter.com/uaNQgraFQv
A bit sneaky: today’s #MysteryObject shows a 1754 plan for the Museum which was never realised ow.ly/AtEl0 pic.twitter.com/WcGP3eJcuS
The question for today’s #MysteryObject is where is this building? pic.twitter.com/B0HQKQyFVy
Augustus, the first Roman emperor, died #onthisday 2,000 years ago in AD 14 ow.ly/ArszJ pic.twitter.com/6OV4xk4MlZ
The Pendle witch trials took place #onthisday in 1612. See a new witches display from 25 September
Unlock hidden secrets using the latest technology in our #8mummies exhibition #MummyMonday ow.ly/AqKIB pic.twitter.com/kNTYR2IlVv
#onthisday in 1587: Virginia Dare is the first English child born in the American colonies. Her grandfather was the artist and colonist John White
The Pendle witch trials took place #onthisday in 1612. See a new witches display from 25 Sep ow.ly/AqIPY pic.twitter.com/ZmaBJKnwvK
Virginia’s grandfather was the artist and colonist John White – here’s some of his work ow.ly/AqpVl pic.twitter.com/rlT7xa1jqe
#onthisday in 1587: Virginia Dare is the first English child born in the American colonies ow.ly/AqWVj pic.twitter.com/rcgqRQaqbR
What will the #MuseumOfTheFuture look like in 100 years? Read what a curator thought in 1969 ow.ly/AqLlM pic.twitter.com/q54cyhNt6F
Here’s a portrait of Menelik II, Emperor of Ethiopia, born #onthisday in 1844 ow.ly/AjAYP pic.twitter.com/JDvRiPYXwM