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What Happened on August 26, 1691

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Charles Perrault's poem "The Marquise of Salusses or the Patience of Griselidis" read aloud at the French Academy, later attached to his "Tales of Mother Goose" (1697)

Fairytale Writer Charles Perrault
Fairytale Writer
Charles Perrault
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About August 26, 1691

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 330 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo