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What Happened on August 15, 1771

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Scott, Scottish historical novelist and poet (The Lady of the Lake, Rob Roy), born in College Wynd, Edinburgh Scotland (d. 1832)
1771 Highlights

About August 15, 1771

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 249 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo