August 16, 1888 in History

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T. E. Lawrence [Lawrence of Arabia], British author, soldier and diplomat famous for his liaison role in Arabia during WWI, born in Tremadog, Caernarfonshire, Wales (d. 1935)

Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence

Deaths in History

  • John Pemberton, American pharmacist and inventor of Coca-Cola, dies of stomach cancer at 55, poor and addicted to morphine