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What Happened on April 23, 1564

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Person of interestWilliam Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, English Poet and playwright (Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth), born in Stratford upon Avon, (d. 1616) traditionally regarded as his birthdate,


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About April 23, 1564

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 456 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus