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What Happened on August 12, 1827

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWilliam Blake

William Blake, English poet and artist (Songs of Innocence & Experience), dies at 69

Poet and Artist William Blake
Poet and Artist
William Blake

1827 Highlights

About August 12, 1827

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 192 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo