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What Happened on August 7, 1573

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Francis Drake's fleet returns to Plymouth after a year spent raiding for Spanish treasure

Admiral and Navigator Francis Drake
Admiral and Navigator
Francis Drake

1573 Highlights

About August 7, 1573

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 447 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo