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What Happened on August 1, 1579

Famous Birthdays

  • Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (El diablo cojuelo), born in Écija, Seville, Spain (d. 1644)
1579 Highlights

About August 1, 1579

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 442 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo