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Sir is an honorific used as a title , or as a courtesy title to address a man without using his given or family name in many English speaking cultures...
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1532
5.16.1532
Sir Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor of England.
1535
7.6.1535
Sir Thomas More is executed for treason against King Henry VIII of England.
1579
6.17.1579
Sir Francis Drake claims a land he calls ''Nova Albion'' (modern California) for England.
1580
9.26.1580
Sir Francis Drake finishes his circumnavigation of the Earth.
1894
5.21.1894
The Manchester Ship Canal in England is officially opened by Queen Victoria, who knights its designer Sir Edward Leader Williams.
1950
6.8.1950
Sir Thomas Blamey becomes the only Australian-born Field Marshal in Australian history.