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What is the difference between ある日 and ある日のこと?

For example: ある日のこと、たろうは、また海へ出て。 As I understand ある日 means "one day". What does the のこと do to it? Possibly related? What is the こと in sentences such as あなたのことが好きだ? and What is “koto” used for?
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Parsing the sentence: アイシャのこともラトレイア家やミリス神聖国の学校で何かと比べられて、常に下に見られて劣等感に苛まれていたことから嫌っていた。

アイシャのこともラトレイア家やミリス神聖国の学校で何かと比べられて、常に下に見られて劣等感に苛まれていたことから嫌っていた。 How to combine the following components? アイシャのことも -> Also Aisha's things (?) ラトレイア家やミリス神聖国の学校で何かと比べられて、 -> and by being compared ...
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Differentiation between subjects in relative clauses?

how do you distinguish between saying for example “A person he likes” and “A person who likes him” if they would both be 彼が好きな人?is there a way around that? different wording? a different particle? i ...
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Use adjective or adverb for clause + こと

As I understand it, when you make a clause and then put こと at the end of it everything is transformed into a noun (e.g. 食べましたこと is eaten thing.) If it's a noun, it should be modified by an adjective, ...
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