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What Happened on June 8, 1652

Famous Birthdays

William Dampier

William Dampier, English explorer and pirate who was the 1st Englishman to explore parts of Australia and the 1st person to circumnavigate the world 3 times, born in East Coker, Sommerset, England (d. 1715)

1652 Highlights

About June 8, 1652

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 369 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini