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What Happened on August 12, 1774

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Southey, English writer (The Story of the Three Bears), Poet Laureate (1813-43) and biographer (Nelson), born in Bristol, England (d. 1843)
1774 Highlights

About August 12, 1774

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 248 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo