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1870 – Erskine Childers, novelist, member of the Royal Navy, and later an Irish nationalist, is born in London. He was the author of the influential novel ‘Riddle of the Sands’ and an Irish nationalist, who was executed by the authorities of the nascent Irish Free State during the Irish Civil War