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What Happened on August 5, 1704

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Person of interestWilliam Allen

William Allen, American loyalist, Chief Justice of the Province of Pennsylvania and Mayor of Philadelphia, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1780)

Mayor of Philadelphia William Allen
Mayor of Philadelphia
William Allen

1704 Highlights

About August 5, 1704

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 316 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo