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What Happened on August 26, 1676

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Person of interestRobert Walpole

Robert Walpole, 1st British Prime Minister (Whig: 1721-42), born in Houghton, Norfolk, England (d. 1745)

1st British Prime Minister Robert Walpole
1st British Prime Minister
Robert Walpole

1676 Highlights

About August 26, 1676

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 343 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo