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What Happened on August 13, 1608

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John Smith's story of Jamestown's first days submitted for publication

Explorer John Smith
John Smith

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About August 13, 1608

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 412 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo