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Probably the biggest day in Buckfastleigh's history came on Whit Monday 1949 when Princess Margaret attended, accompanied by Lord Mildmay.
Arnold reorganized a team in 1970, and 'Son' went back to him, continuing until a full day of activity on Whit Monday got too much.
1871: The House of Commons passed the Bank Holiday Act, creating public holidays on Easter Monday, Whit Monday and Christmas Day.
In a certain sense, Saints already had a result this weekend with the news that their Whit Monday (May 29) game at Huddersfield Giants has been put back to June 16.
His 1871 Bank Holidays Act established four bank holidays in the UK: Easter Monday, Whit Monday, the first Monday in August and Boxing Day.
1871: The House of Commons passed the Bank |Holiday Act, creating public holidays on Easter Monday, Whit Monday and Christmas Day.
Yesterday was Whit Monday and for generations of Cardiffians that meant - fanfare of trumpets, please - the Whitsun Treat.
This is also valid for any time of the week and includes the Whit Monday holiday," she said, adding that there would also be special rates in July and August.
ON Whit Monday 1862, 22 cricketers played in the grounds of Whitburn Hall, then reportedly "partook of an excellent dinner and spent an agreeable evening", writes STUART RAYNER.
TODAY NATIONAL OF JORDAN 1871: The Commons passed the Bank Holiday Act, creating public holidays on Easter Monday, Whit Monday and Christmas Day.
Plans were first drawn up in 1866 and it opened with flags flying, bands playing with a festive crowd of holidaymakers and local residents on Whit Monday, June 2, 1873.
1871: Britain's first official bank holiday, Whit Monday, took place.