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5 Jul , 2019  

#OTD 1948. Nye Bevan launches the NHS at Park Hospital in Manchester. Overnight, the patchy provision of medical services – which left millions of people with little or no reliable health care – is ended. Within a few months, 97% of the population have access to a doctor. pic.twitter.com/EGSjo6LyHI

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8 Oct , 2017  

Died #OTD 1967: Clement Richard Attlee, #Labour Leader and Prime Minister (1945-51), aged 84. His government transformed the post war state. pic.twitter.com/e7FgHrQv4X