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What Happened on July 31, 1703

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Daniel Defoe is placed in a pillory for the crime of seditious libel after publishing a politically satirical pamphlet, but is pelted with flowers

Novelist Daniel Defoe
Daniel Defoe

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About July 31, 1703

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 317 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo